Camponotus vicinus Queen with brood starter kit (express UPS shipping for the EU only)
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Camponotus vicinus is an American camponotus species which can also be found in Canada and Mexico. These are a stunning ant species with bi colour variations of black/red/oranage on the workers as well as colour variations on the queen. This species is often found living alongside other species in the wild and sharing their nests with species such as Monomorium, Myrmica, Lepthothorax or even Pogonomyrmex.
Queen size: 14-16mm Colour: head and thorax dark brown to black, shiny, thorax bulky
Workers size: 7 - 13mm Colour :head and gaster dark brown to black, thorax yellowish to a dark red (Polymorphic)
Food: honey water and insects
Founding: clasutral without feeding
Colonysize: 1-3000 workers
Hibernation: Yes lowering the temperature for 2-3 months in winter 15-18°C (unheated room)
Live arrival is guaranteed of queens