Camponotus maritimus

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A semi-rare dark, shiny ant resembling Camponotus quercicola. So new if fact, hasnt been listed in latest Campo. ID key.

 

Queen[edit]

Queen Ant
  • Nuptial Flight Time : After rain, day needs to reach 75F @ 630pm. Found after dark.
  • Founding Type : Fully Claustral
  • *gynous : Unknown
  • Brood Boostable : Probably
  • Hibernation : Yes
  • Feeding Requirements : None
  • Nanitics Appear After : 5-10 weeks
  • Founding Stage Notes:

 

Food[edit]

Every ant, even from same species may be temperamental to certain foods. Trial and error is best way to figure out she will eat. Compiled below is a list of likes and dislikes for this particular species.

Likes[edit]

  • ?

Dislikes[edit]

  • ?

 

Colony[edit]

  • Difficulty : Easy
  • Typical Colony Size :
  • Polymorphic : Yes
  • Ant Length :
  • Temperament :
  • Suggested Feeding Schedule :
  • Hazards :
  • Colony Growth Rate : Slow-Medium
  • Egg To Worker :
  • Circadian Activity : Nocturnal
  • Recommended Temperature :
  • Recommended Humidity :
  • Heating Pad Required :
  • Can Climb Smooth Surfaces : No
  • When To Expand :
  • When Do Soldiers and Reproductives Appear :
  • Invasive/Pest : No
  • Farmers : Unknown
  • Native Location :
  • Natural Habitat : Woody Forest
  • Preferred Nesting Medium : Wood
  • Scientific Information: antwiki.org

 

Notes[edit]

  • Great starter colony
  • Low maintenance

 

Images[edit]