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Species: Messor capitatus 


Breeding difficulty: Easy


Castes : Yes


Size :

Queen: 14-15 millimeters

Workers: 4-7 millimeters

Majors: 8-14 millimeters


Foundation type: Claustrale independent


Harvesting area: Italy


Number of gynes: Monogyne


Growing temperatures: 26-28 degrees


Rearing humidity: 60-70


Food: Seeds and insects


Hibernation: Yes, 3 months at approx. 15°C


Nest type: Resin plaster, terrarium, reconstituted stone, cellular concrete


Adult colony size: 10000-15000 workers


Description: Messor capitatus is a species of harvester ant, consuming mainly seeds. They have large soldiers.

Messor capitatus

PriceFrom €19.00
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