Camponotus cruentatus


Raising Sheet for Camponotus Cruentatus

Camponotus cruentatus is a large Camponotus species from Southern Europe. The workers are very active and aggressive; they won’t hesitate to attack large prey, especially after the arrival of the first majors.


General Information:
Raising Difficulty: medium
Geographic Range: Southwest Europe
Origin: Spain
– Queen Size: 16.5mm
– Worker Size: 7-15mm
– Polygynous: no
– Mature Colony Size: approximately 5,000 workers


Maintenance Information:
Humidity: 30-50%
Temperature: 20-28°C (ideal at 26°C)
Diapause: Yes, a diapause between 10 and 14°C is required during the winter period
Ant Farms: Any ant farm with a humid area suitable for the colony’s size will work for them.
Food: sugary liquids, insects


The colonies and queens of Camponotus cruentatus that we sell are all guaranteed 100% to arrive alive, with healthy brood and a clean test tube.


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Colony size

Queen + 3-6 workers


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