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Species: Myrmecocystus kennedyi

 

Breeding difficulty: Medium

 

Castes: Yes, honeypot caste.

 

Size :

Queen: 10-12 millimeters

Workers: 4-8 millimeters

 

Type of foundation: Independent clastral

 

Harvest location: United States

 

Number of gynes: Monogyne

 

Rearing temperatures: 26/28 degrees.

 

Rearing humidity: 70/80%

 

Food: Insects and sweet liquids

 

Hibernation: No

 

Type of nest: Resinated plaster, terrarium, reconstituted stone, cellular concrete. Nest with high galleries so that the honey pots can hang from it.

 

Description: Myrmecocystus kennedyi is a species of honey pot ants, they have a caste of workers that can store sugary liquids in their social crop until the abdomen expands several times its original size.

Myrmecocystus kennedyi

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