Formica Fusca Queen with eggs and 1-5 workers (Starter kit)
Formica fusca are known as a wood ant species and are usually found nesting in rotten wood or under stones. Formica fusca can spray formic acid when threatened. They are very fast moving ants. They are similar to Lasius niger in looks but formica fusca are a shiny black colour and are bigger ant both queen and workers.
What do you get?
You get a queen ant
1x Protein shake
1x care sheet download from our caresheet page on site
Queen size: 12mm Shiny black
Workers size: 4-8mm shiny black with yellowish legs
Food: honey water and insects and seeds
Founding: claustral: without feeding
Colonysize: 500-2,000 workers
Hibernation: November until end of February at 15°C