Myrmecia nigriscapa

Myrmecia nigriscapa

Colony type: Monogyny / sometimes polygyny
Colony size: up to several hundred workers
Development rate: medium

Queen: 24 - 29 mm
Workers: 18–27 mm
Color: dark red, black belly, strong, sickle-shaped jaws.

Nutrition: Food insects (cockroaches, crickets), fruit, syrup.

Humidity: Arena: 30 - 50% Nest: 50 - 70%
Temperature: Arena: 21 - 30 ° C Socket: 22 - 26 ° C

Feature of the species: they have a sting, they have perfect eyesight, they can jump. One of the largest Myrmecia species found on the Australian east coast.

Recommended nests for breeding: gypsum, aerated concrete.
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