Novomessor cockerelli

65,00 80,00 

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Raising Sheet for Novomessor cockerelli

Novomessor cockerelli is a species of ant that lives in the deserts of the southern USA. They are a perfect mix of Aphaenogaster and Manica, moving very quickly and being great hunters. Their development is very fast; however, the semi-claustral foundation is perilous, which is why we only sell colonies.


General Information:
Raising Difficulty: easy
Geographic Range: Southern United States
Origin: USA (Texas)
– Queen Size: 13mm
– Worker Size: 9-10mm
– Polygynous: no
– Mature Colony Size: approximately 4,000 workers


Maintenance Information:
Humidity: 50-70%
Temperature: 20-28°C (ideal at 26°C)
Diapause: No
Ant Farms: Any ant farm with a humid area suitable for the colony’s size will work for them.
Food: sugary liquids, insects, seeds (occasionally).


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


See what the colony you are about to purchase looks like on our YouTube channel.

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Number of queens

1 injured queen (leg), 1 queen, 2 queens, 3 queens, 4 queens, 5 queens, 6 queens, 7 queens, 8 queens, 9 queens

Number of workers

0 workers, 1-3 workers, 3-6 workers, 4-8 workers, 5-10 workers, 6-12 workers, 10-20 workers, 15-30 workers, 25-50 workers, 30-60 workers, 40-80 workers, 50-100 workers, 100-150 workers, 100-200 workers, 150-200 workers


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