About Camponotus consobrinus

 

Australian Species- Sugar Ant


Temperature: Nest 21- 26°C Outworld 18- 30°C


Humidity: Nest 30- 50% Outworld 40- 60%


Hibernation: Yes from the end of October- end of March at 15c- 18c. Can do fine without hibernation but the queen will naturally slow down.


Diet: Water (at all times). Carbohydrates like honey water/ sugar water or other. Protein like fresh-killed insects or other.


Colony form: Monogyne (one queen per colony) Average 7,000 workers per colony.


Founding Queen: Claustral (without feeding)


Nest type: Acrylic, Y tong, Natural setup.
 

Sizes: Queen- 15mm- 20mm/ Worker/ Majors- 8- 14mm


Bite/ Sting/ Formic acid: Yes the larger workers can nip. Can spray formic acid but only on prey.

 

Description: Camponotus consobrinus are known as "Sugar Ants". They're a common species in Australia and are very sugar hungry! They're mainly a nocturnal ant and are often found foraging in small groups at night. They show little aggression towards other ants and become very aggressive upon nest disturbance. Very big and beautiful!


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Camponotus consobrinus

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