Camponotus Japonicus Ants

95,00 129,00 

Camponotus japonicus commonly known as Japanese Carpenter Ant is a big black ant (16-17mm) inhabits a wide area in eastern Asia including Japan, Korea, the Philippines, China, Pakistan, Mongolia.
The workers are divided into three castes based on their size which varies from 6 to 15 millimeters. They are a fast species when disturbed or attacked and will spray formic acid. Its glossy black appearance makes it quite a visually striking genre. This species is very hardy and relatively slow growing species, suitable for beginners.


Check the shipping price

Due to the fact that our products are handmade, the nest you will receive may vary from the ones displayed in the picture.

WARNING: we do not send ANTS to every country due to legal regulations, if You are not sure about regulations in Your country please contact us before You place an order!

  • Check Mark Nests and outworlds made in Poland
  • Check Mark Secure payments
  • Check Mark Worldwide shipping
  • Stripe
  • Visa Card
  • MasterCard
  • American Express
  • PayPal
  • Apple Pay


Species: Camponotus japonicus
Size: queen: 17-18 mm, workers: 6–15 mm
Polymorphism: yes, very visible minor, media and major workers
Coloration: shiny black
Distribution: Eastern Asia: Japan, Mongolia, Korea, China, Pakistan
Habitat: open habitats
Nutrition: sunburst nectar, honey, insects, e.g. fruit flies, mealworms, crickets, roaches, etc.
Hibernation: no, but diapause is possible
Temperature: 24 ° C – 28 ° C
Nesting: soil
Difficulty: easy

Additional information

Package weight 0,2 kg
Package size 20 × 15 × 5 cm
Colony size

Q with brood, Q with 1-5 workers, Q with 6-10 workers


There are no reviews yet.

Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.