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Asia

Anochetus cf. subcoecus

Anochetus cf. subcoecus

Just like Odontomachus, the Anochetus genus belongs to trap-jaw ants. Their mandibles are equipped with an internal mech...
Anochetus risii

Anochetus risii

Just like Odontomachus, the Anochetus genus belongs to trap-jaw ants. Their mandibles are equipped with an internal mech...
Aphaenogaster beccari

Aphaenogaster beccari

Very deft and graceful ants. This species is particularly good at climbing up smooth surfaces so be careful to use a goo...
Aphaenogaster exasperata

Aphaenogaster exasperata

Diese Ameisenart hat eine schöne rötlich braune Färbung.Diese Art kann besonders gut glatte Flächen empor laufen, da...
Aphaenogaster feae

Aphaenogaster feae

Very nippy ant which is particularly good at climbing up smooth surfaces. Not suited for keeping in a shared tank. Low-m...
Aphaenogaster japonica

Aphaenogaster japonica

Eine flinke und grazile Ameise. Diese Art kann besonders gut glatte Flächen empor laufen, daher sollte besonders auf ei...
Aphaenogaster schurri

Aphaenogaster schurri

A swift and graceful ant. This species is very good at climbing up smooth surfaces; it is therefore worth making sure th...
Camponotus albosparsus

Camponotus albosparsus

This species loves climbing plants and branches and should therefore preferably be kept in a plant-filled tank. Distinct...
Camponotus cf. compressus

Camponotus cf. compressus

A large, black Camponotus species which is widespread in the Middle East. If well-fed, colonies from this species grow q...
Camponotus cf. festinus

Camponotus cf. festinus

A very agile Camponotus species from Asia. This species likes to nest in decayed wood and hollows and is therefore well-...
Camponotus cf. nicobarensis

Camponotus cf. nicobarensis

Both the queen and workers are quite striking in their colouring which ranges from yellowish all the way to dark red. Th...
Camponotus cf. xiangban

Camponotus cf. xiangban

These ants are so hairy that they are almost furry and thus reminiscent of the Meranoplus species. This species looks qu...
Camponotus dolendus

Camponotus dolendus

This gaster on this species has a greenish metallic shimmer. Very striking animals....
Camponotus friedae

Camponotus friedae

Eine sehr schön glänzende Ameisenart aus Asien Die Tiere kommen in der Natur in bewaldetem Gebiet vor und sollten ein ...
Camponotus gigas

Camponotus gigas

Camponotus gigas ist gemessen an der Arbeiterinnengröße, welche bei Majorarbeiterinnen bis zu 3 cm beträgt, die weltw...
Camponotus habereri

Camponotus habereri

Eine sehr auffällige und flinke Camponotusart aus Asien. Die Tiere sind sehr agil und einmalig rötlich bis braun gefä...
Camponotus japonicus

Camponotus japonicus

This Camponotus species is black and very large. They are quite widespread in Asia and easy to keep....
Camponotus jianghuaensis

Camponotus jianghuaensis

Diese mittelgroße Camponotus Art stammt aus Asien, wo ihr Hauptverbreitungsgebiet in Südchina liegt. Diese Art besitzt...
Camponotus largiceps

Camponotus largiceps

Diese große Camponotus Art stammt aus Asien. Die größten Arbeiterinnen in der Kolonie, die Majore, werden über einen...
Camponotus mitis

Camponotus mitis

Very slender and longish Camponotus species from Japan. Their head is dark brown to black in colour, whereas the rest of...
Camponotus obscuripes

Camponotus obscuripes

Hat eine sehr schöne schwarz glänzende Färbung.Die Art bevorzugt in ihrer Heimat bewaldete Habitate. Sie sind sehr gu...
Camponotus parius

Camponotus parius

Es handelt sich hier um eine in Bronze schimmernde Ameisenart aus Asien. Die Kolonie wird mehrere tausend Tiere groß. D...
Camponotus pseudoirritans

Camponotus pseudoirritans

Very beautifully coloured Camponotus species. The queen looks small and stout, but appearances are deceptive; large majo...
Camponotus selene

Camponotus selene

These ants are so hairy that they are almost furry and thus reminiscent of the Meranoplus species. They tend to be fairl...
Camponotus sericeus

Camponotus sericeus

Eine sehr hübsche Camponotus Art, welche einen gold-glänzenden Hinterleib besitzt. Der Rest des Körpers ist in der Re...
Camponotus singularis

Camponotus singularis

Beautifully coloured, large Camponotus species from Asia. Major workers can reach a substantial size. ...
Camponotus tokioensis

Camponotus tokioensis

Medium-sized Camponotus species with a lovely colouring. These ants are quite strong climbers and relatively unaggressiv...
Camponotus variegatus

Camponotus variegatus

Lovely Camponotus species with a striking yellow to reddish colouring. This is quite an aggressive species....
Cataglyphis cf. aenescens

Cataglyphis cf. aenescens

Cataglyphis sind sehr robuste und durchsetzungsstarke Ameisen. Bei Neststörungen reagieren die Ameisen äusserst agress...
Cataulacus granulatus

Cataulacus granulatus

Cataulacus sind das asiatische Gegenstück zu den südamerikanischen Cephalotes. Diese kleinen Ameisen nisten auf Bäume...
Cerapachys sulcinodis

Cerapachys sulcinodis

Interesting species, highly active in terms of running around in the tank. Can cope with temperatures as low as <5°C wi...
Crematogaster biroi

Crematogaster biroi

Colonies from this Crematogaster species from Asia have several queens. These ants nest mostly in wood and hollows. Thei...
Crematogaster osakensis

Crematogaster osakensis

Colonies from this Crematogaster species from Asia have several queens. These ants nest mostly in wood and hollows. Thes...
Crematogaster rogenhoferi

Crematogaster rogenhoferi

This Crematogaster species forms very populous colonies and nests in large paper nests, similar to those of wasps. In th...
Diacamma rugosum

Diacamma rugosum

Very quick and active Diacamma species with Diacamma ants have a stinger and their poison quickly paralyses their prey. ...
Formica hayashi

Formica hayashi

Diese Formica ist sehr schnell und flink. Kleine Kolonien sind durch ihr wenig aggressives Gemüt für Gemeinschaftsbeck...
Gnamptogenys bicolor

Gnamptogenys bicolor

Very beautiful two-coloured species from Asia. The queen barely stands out among its workers. This species feeds mainly ...
Harpegnathos saltator

Harpegnathos saltator

This species features a very interesting hunting behaviour and has excellent eyesight. The ants identify their prey opti...
Harpegnathos venator

Harpegnathos venator

This species features a very interesting hunting behaviour and has excellent eyesight. The ants identify their prey opti...
Macrotermes malaccensis

Macrotermes malaccensis

Diese Termiten legen Pilzgärten in Bodenkammern an. Als Bodengrund verwenden wir unser rotes Sand-Lehm-Gemisch. Hier ...
Meranoplus bicolor

Meranoplus bicolor

All of the species of the Meranoplus genus are hairy to the point of looking furry which protects them from predators. T...
Meranoplus laeviventris

Meranoplus laeviventris

All of the species of the Meranoplus genus are hairy to the point of looking furry which protects them from predators. T...
Messor aciculatus

Messor aciculatus

Just like all other Messor species, these feed mostly on seeds which they store in their nests, opening them as and when...
Messor cf. alexandri

Messor cf. alexandri

Just like all other Messor species, these feed mostly on seeds which they store in their nests, opening them as and when...
Myrmicaria arachnoides

Myrmicaria arachnoides

This Myrmicaria species builds special paper nests from various materials. These nests aren’t located in the ground, b...
Myrmicaria brunnea

Myrmicaria brunnea

Diese bodenbewohnende Myrmicariaart bewegt sich sehr langsam. Bei Gefahr können sie schnell laufen und richten sich auf...
Myrmoteras binghamii

Myrmoteras binghamii

A very unusual ant species, Myrmoteras are the only formicinae with a trap-jaw. They are very skilled at hunting springt...
Odontomachus haematodes

Odontomachus haematodes

Diese Ameisenart besitzt ein sehr großes Verbreitungsgebiet. Sie sind schwarz gefärbt, und leben fast überall in scha...
Odontomachus honghe

Odontomachus honghe

Ants from the Odontomachus species are also known as ‘trap-jaw’ ants. They have very large mandibles which are usual...
Odontomachus kuroiwae

Odontomachus kuroiwae

Die Ameisen der Gattung Odontomachus werden auch als Schnappkieferameisen bezeichnet. Sie besitzen große Mandibel, die ...
Odontomachus monticola

Odontomachus monticola

Ants from the Odontomachus species are also known as ‘trap-jaw’ ants. They have very large mandibles which tend to b...
Odontomachus rixosus

Odontomachus rixosus

Reddish-coloured Odontomachus species from Thailand. Ants from the Odontomachus species are also known as ‘trap-jaw’...
Odontoponera transversa

Odontoponera transversa

These ants can not climb up glass or smooth surfaces.They are quite passive and only sting when under major stress....
Oecophylla smaragdina

Oecophylla smaragdina

This ant species dwells in trees and bushes. To build their nests, they form long worker chains which fold leaves and we...
Pachycondyla astuta

Pachycondyla astuta

This Pachycondyla species is mainly a ground-dweller and is unable to climb up glass or otherwise smooth surfaces. In la...
Pachycondyla cf. javana

Pachycondyla cf. javana

Eine sehr schöne Pachycondyla Art. Diese Art lebt hauptsächlich am Boden, und kann nur schwer an Glas oder glatten Wä...
Pachycondyla cf. leeuwen

Pachycondyla cf. leeuwen

Very small Pachycondyla species from Asia. These ants are most active at dusk and can live in wood nests or Ytong stones...
Pachycondyla luteipes

Pachycondyla luteipes

This species nests in wood nests and in dead, decayed wood. One of the few Pachycondyla species where some workers are o...
Pachycondyla rufipes

Pachycondyla rufipes

Ants from this species display a reddish-brown shimmery hair-growth on their backside. They are active at dusk and night...
Paratrechina longicornis

Paratrechina longicornis

Diese Ameisenart ist zwar klein, hat es aber in sich: Die Tiere haben im Vergleich zu ihren Körper sehr lange, auffäll...
Pheidole cf. aphrasta

Pheidole cf. aphrasta

Die Gattung Pheidole besitzt in der Regel zwei Arbeiterinnenkasten, normale Minor-Arbeiterinnen und auffällige Soldaten...
Pheidole cf. capellini

Pheidole cf. capellini

This species is not suited for keeping in a shared tank. A good escape protection system is needed. Soldier ants can rea...
Pheidole cf. flaveria

Pheidole cf. flaveria

The Pheidole species features two worker ant castes: normal minor-worker ants and some eye-catching soldier ants with la...
Pheidole cf. rhombinoda

Pheidole cf. rhombinoda

The Pheidole species features two worker ant castes: normal minor-worker ants and some eye-catching soldier ants with la...
Pheidole cf. yeensis

Pheidole cf. yeensis

The Pheidole species features two worker ant castes: normal minor-worker ants and some eye-catching soldier ants with la...
Pheidole indica

Pheidole indica

The Pheidole species features two worker ant castes: normal minor-worker ants and some eye-catching soldier ants with la...
Pheidole jucunda

Pheidole jucunda

Die Gattung Pheidole besitzt zwei Arbeiterinnenkasten, normale Minor-Arbeiterinnen und auffällige Soldaten mit großen ...
Pheidole noda

Pheidole noda

The Pheidole species features two worker ant castes: normal minor-worker ants and some eye-catching soldier ants with la...
Pheidole pieli

Pheidole pieli

The Pheidole species features two worker ant castes: normal minor-worker ants and some eye-catching soldier ants with la...
Pheidole roberti

Pheidole roberti

The Pheidole species features two worker ant castes: normal minor-worker ants and some eye-catching soldier ants with la...
Pheidole sagei

Pheidole sagei

The soldiers can reach up to 2-3 mm in size. Pheidole sagei is one of the smallest known Pheidole species....
Pheidole sinica

Pheidole sinica

The Pheidole species has two worker ant castes: normal minor-worker ants and some eye-catching soldier ants with large h...
Pheidole spathifera

Pheidole spathifera

This species is not suited for keeping in a shared tank. Be careful to use a good anti-evasion system. Soldiers can reac...
Pheidole watsoni

Pheidole watsoni

The Pheidole species features two worker ant castes: normal minor-worker ants and some eye-catching soldier ants with la...
Pheidologeton affinis

Pheidologeton affinis

With this species, workers ants climb onto the backs of queens and soldier ants for protection. When the colony is large...
Pheidologeton diversus

Pheidologeton diversus

With this species, workers ants climb onto the backs of queens and soldier ants for protection. When the colony is large...
Polyrhachis australis

Polyrhachis australis

Shiny black Polyrhachis species which weaves its nests in bushes and branches at ground level. These ants use their own ...
Polyrhachis cf. wolfi

Polyrhachis cf. wolfi

Diese Art benutzt ihre Larven um das Nest zu verspinnen. Sie gehört aber nicht zu den wirklichen Weberameisen wie z.B. ...
Polyrhachis dives

Polyrhachis dives

This species uses its larvae to weave its nests. It doesn’t however belong to true weaver-ants, like Oecophylla for in...
Polyrhachis halidayi

Polyrhachis halidayi

Schwarz gefärbte Polyrhachis Art, die ihre Nester in Büschen und Sträuchern auf Bodenhöhe weben. Diese Art benutzt i...
Polyrhachis illaudata

Polyrhachis illaudata

This species uses its larvae to spin the nest. It does not however belong to genuine weaver ants like Oecophylla. These ...
Polyrhachis lamellidens

Polyrhachis lamellidens

Diese Art aus Asien baut Erdnester. Sie gehört aber nicht zu den wirklichen Weberameisen wie z.B. Oecophylla. Die Tiere...
Polyrhachis proxima

Polyrhachis proxima

Very large and long-legged Polyrhachis species from Malaysia; matte black to almost brownish in colour. Their nests are ...
Polyrhachis spec. gold

Polyrhachis spec. gold

This species uses its larvae to spin the nest. It does not however belong to genuine weaver ants like Oecophylla. These ...
Pristomyrmex punctatus

Pristomyrmex punctatus

This small species has no queen. All of its workers are able to lay eggs (parthenogenesis) and the animals thus born are...
Pseudolasius cibdelus

Pseudolasius cibdelus

Very pretty, yellow-coloured species. Colonies can grow to large sizes and are quite aggressive. At first glance, they l...
Tetramorium bicarinatum

Tetramorium bicarinatum

Tetramorium bicarinatum ist eine mittlerweile weltweit verbreitete, invasive Tetramorium Art, die ursprünglich aus Asie...
Tetramorium guangxiensis

Tetramorium guangxiensis

Eine Tetramorium Art, die ihre Nester anscheinend lt. Quellen hauptsächlich in Bambus anlegt. Es ist nur sehr wenig üb...
Tetramorium walshi

Tetramorium walshi

Lovely Tetramorium species from Asia which is quick to multiply and forms large, aggressive colonies....