Lasius niger

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Lasius flavus

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Data sheet

Keeping Level
Beginner
Latin Name
Lasius niger
English Name
Black Garden Ant
Distribution
Europe, North America, North Africa, moderate climated Asia
Habitat
openlands like grasslands or waysides
Colony form
monogyne
Appearance of the queen
9-11mm; black, light golden shimmer, strong thorax
Appearance of the workers
2-4mm; shiny black
Appearance of the soldiers
this species does not have soldiers
Appearance of the males
3-5mm; black, slim
Development time (from egg to an worker ant)
6-8 weeks
Founding
claustral
Maximum colony size
40.000 workers
Hibernation
Yes (from end of October until end of March at 5-8°C)
Nutrition
Invertsugar-Solution, Honey-Sugar-Solution, Insects
Nest
ant farm, Ytong, plaster, plastic
Formicarium decoration
random
Technical equipment
not required
Temperature
21-25°C (outworld) / 22-25°C (nest)
Humidity
40-60% (outworld) / 60-80% (nest)
Special needs
no

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