Camponotus Sanctus Ants

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Camponotus sanctus is a large and very beautiful species from south-east mediterranean area and Middle east. They are very active, aggressive and defensive, but attacks only when disturbing the nest with very powerful mandibles. The queen can reach 20 years and the colony 10-12 thousands of individuals. As the colony matures, large majors, almost the same size as the queen appear. The colony will appreciate relatively high temperature and large range of insects in their diet.


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Species: Camponotus sanctus
Size: queen: 16-18 mm, workers: 8–16 mm
Polymorphism: yes, extremely visible
Coloration: queen: black with yellow/orange parts; workers: yellow yellowish brown
Distribution: Greece, Iran, Afghanistan, Israel, Turkey,
Habitat: semi desert
Nutrition: sunburst nectar, honey, insects, e.g. fruit flies, mealworms, crickets, roaches, etc.
Hibernation: no, but diapause can appear
Temperature: 25° C – 28 ° C
Nesting in nature: 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


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