Camponotus quercicola

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Camponotus quercicola is a species of ant in the family Formicidae that is endemic to California and commonly nests in oak trees, as they usually inhabit oak forests.

 

Queen[edit]

Queen Ant
  • Nuptial Flight Time : March-April after 6pm on the first HOT day of the year. Found most commonly on Oak trees.
  • Founding Type : Fully Claustral
  • *gynous : Normally Monogynous
  • Brood Boostable : Yes
  • Hibernation : Yes
  • Feeding Requirements : None
  • Nanitics Appear After : 2 months
  • Founding Stage Notes: Add oak bark to test tube to have higher success rates and faster founding.

 

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]

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Dislikes[edit]

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Colony[edit]

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  • Scientific Information: antwiki.org

 

Notes[edit]

  • Great starter colony
  • Low maintenance

 


Images[edit]