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Species: Pheidole pallidula


Breeding difficulty: Easy


Castes: Yes


Size :

  • Queen: 6-7 millimeters
  • Workers: 2-4 millimeters
  • Soldiers: 5-6 millimeters


Type of foundation: Independent clastral


Harvest location: France


Number of gynes: Monogyne (variant accepting polygyny)


Rearing temperatures: 26-28 degrees


Rearing humidity: 60-70%


Food: Insects


Hibernation: Yes, 3 months at around 15 degrees


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


Description: Pheidole pallidula is the only Pheidole naturally found in Europe. It grows quickly, however you must be careful of escapes due to its small size.

Pheidole pallidula

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