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Messor cf. orientalis

  • Messor cf. orientalis

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Name: Messor cf. orientalis
Propagation: North Africa / Orient
Queen: 11-13mm
Workers: 3-10mm
Food: Insects and honey water, although seeds from various plants found in the wild constitute their main food source.
Air moisture: 40-60%
Temperature: 20-30°C
Hibernation: No, see particularities
Nest-building: Soil nests, often under stones and in sand
Formicariums: Tank, farm tank
Formicarium size: min. 30x20cm (adjust to colony size)
Particularities: This species features major and minor workers at every developmental stage. In large chewing groups, these harvester ants generate a soft pulp called "ant bread" which serves mainly as food. Do not require a hibernation period and can be kept at room temperature.