Stictoponera bicolor

Stictoponera bicolor

Colony type: Monogyny
Colony size: up to 500 w.
Development rate: medium

Queen: 6.5-7mm
Workers: 4-6 mm
Color: black head and abdomen, orange chest

Nutrition: Food insects (Cockroaches, crickets), Syrup (Water / Honey with water (ratio 4: 1/3: 1/2: 1)), sweet fruit.

Arena humidity: 50-70%, nests: 60-80%
Arena temperature: 24–28 ° C, nests: 22–24 ° C

Feature of the species: a species very similar to the known species of the Australian ant Rhytidoponera. The genus Stictoponera is an active predatory type of ants that hunts whatever they can catch. Some species have developed a special diet to hunt millipedes or other ants.

Recommended nests for breeding: acrylic, gypsum, aerated concrete.
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