Endemic Camponotus with beautiful striped patterns on the gaster living only on the island of Taiwan. It is a wonderful species of ant with three unusual body colors: red, yellow and black. Queen size 15-16 mm, worker size 7-13 mm. Arboreal species preferring a drier nest and a higher supply of honeydew/sugarwater.
A beautiful species native to the island of Taiwan.
✔ omnivorous, large ant
✔ easy breeding, suitable for beginners
✔ don't need to be hibernated
✔ characteristic striped coloration on the gaster
✔ queen size: 15-16 mm
✔ worker size: 7-13 mm
✔ from insects prefer cockroaches
✔ it is recommended to ensure a constant supply of honeydew, which they prefer like insects
In winter it is not recommended that the nest temperature does not fall below 15 ° C. The most suitable and natural nest for this species is a dry woody nest, but it is possible to successfully raise the colony in a drier ytong nest with more moisture levels (dry and wet part). Acrylic and 3D printed nests or open test tubes can be used.