Ant Community

 2 Years Antshop World of Ants

 

World Of Ants World Of Ants World Of Ants World Of Ants World Of Ants World Of Ants World Of Ants World Of Ants

Messor barbarus

  • Messor barbarus

Availability: Out of stock

€0.00
Incl. 19% tax
Excl. shipping
Name: Messor barbarus
Propagation: Southern Europe
Queen: 14-18mm
Workers: 3-14mm
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: Yes, from late November to late February at 10-14°C
Nest-building: Soil nests, often under stones and in sand
Formicariums: Tank, farm tank
Formicarium size: min. 30x20cm (adjust to colony size)
Particularities: These ants masticate seeds to produce what is known as ‘ant bread’ in large chewing groups. This ant bread serves mainly as a food source. Very easy species to keep and very popular with beginners.