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Species: Myrmecia pyriformis

 

Breeding difficulty: Difficult

 

Castes: No

 

Size :

Queen: 26-28 millimeters

Workers: 20-26 millimeters

 

Type of foundation: Non-claustral independent

 

Harvest location: Australia

 

Number of gynes: Monogyne

 

Rearing temperatures: 23-26 degrees

 

Rearing humidity: 60-70%

 

Food: Insects and sweet liquids

 

Hibernation: Yes, 3 months at around 15 degrees

 

Type of nest: Reconstituted stone, resinated plaster, terrarium, cellular concrete

 

Description: Myrmecia pyriformis is one of 90 species of bulldog ants, it is native to Australia. Myrmecia are quite difficult to establish, you have to pay attention to the queen while avoiding stressing her which can lead to the consumption of her brood. Myrmecia have a venom that can be dangerous for people allergic to insect stings, although the sting is not very painful.

Myrmecia pyriformis

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