Queen size: 10-12mm
Worker size: 4-8mm.
Diet: Insects, fruit, honey.
Habitat: Urban, stones, soil. Mainly woodland.
Region: Europe, Southern Asia, Africa
Nuptial Flight: July-August
These ants are known as slave ants. They are larger than the common black ant (Lasius Niger). Being a formica species, they spray formic acid from their gasters. An easy species to keep. Require a high protein diet, but a balance of protein and sugar is ideal.
Formica Fusca Fertile Queen With Free Starter Pack
What you get with your starter pack?
1 Fertile queen with or without workers
1 tube of honey
1 spare test tube
A caresheet on selected species, kindly written by me.
All packed with ecofreindly biodegradable bubble wrap in a strong box. With 1st class shipping.