Crematogaster cerasi

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Simple description.

 

 

 


Queen

Queen Ant
  • Nuptial Flight Time : August - September
  • Colony Founding : Fully clausteral
  • *gynous : Monogynous
  • Brood Boostable Yes
  • Hibernation :
  • Feeding Requirements :
  • Nanitics Appear After Usually goes through hibernation.

Food

Likes

  • Earwigs
  • Honey
  • Sugar water
  • Crickets
  • Spiders
  • Grasshoppers
  • Flies
  • Moths
  • Beetles
  • Tuna


Dislikes

 

  • Bread
  • Wasps
  • Fruit
  • Raw honey
  • Milk
  • Almonds
  • Store-bought humingbird nectar

 


Colony

  • Difficulty : Easy
  • Typical Colony Size :
  • Polymorphic : No
  • Ant Length :
  • Temperament : Fairy aggressive
  • Suggested Feeding Schedule :
  • Hazards :
  • Colony Growth Rate : Medium to fast
  • Egg To Worker : 1-2 months
  • Circadian Activity : Diurnal
  • Recommended Temperature : 70-85f
  • Recommended Humidity :
  • Heating Pad Required : No, they prefer it for their pupae and larvae.
  • Can Climb Smooth Surfaces : Yes
  • When To Expand :
  • When Do Soldiers and Reproductives Appear :
  • Invasive/Pest :
  • Farmers : Yes, aphids
  • Native Location : antmaps.org
  • Natural Habitat :
  • Preferred Nesting Medium : Twigs, bushes, trees, logs.
  • Scientific Information: antwiki.org

 

Notes

  • Great for beginners.

 

 

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