Founding type: Claustral
Size: Medium. Queen ~15mm, workers ~7mm
Diet: Do not require feeding until workers arrive. Feed a mix of small protein and sugars.
Set-up: Test tube up until 15-20 workers. Then move to nest and outworld.
These are stunning middle sized sugar ants, featuring a gorgeous golden gastor in the workers. They are quite calm and easy to raise, although they are large enough to bite!
This species have both minor and major workers and often forage during the day, so make a very interesting colony to raise!
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