Permitted States: Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Utah
About Camponotus festinatus
American Species- Carpenter Ant
Temperature: Nest 75-83°f Outworld 75- 85°f
Humidity: Nest 65- 85% Outworld 50- 75%
Hibernation: No, just take off heat from December to the end of January.
Diet: Water (at all times). Carbohydrates -byFormica ant nectar. Protein- like fresh-killed insects or other.
Colony form: Monogyne (one queen per colony) Average 2,000 workers per colony.
Founding Queen: Claustral (without feeding)
Nest type: TarheelAnts Formicaria
Sizes: Approx: Queen- 12mm/ Worker/Major- 6- 10mm
Bite/ Sting/ Formic acid: Spray Formic Acid
Description: Camponotus festinatus is a widely distributed species from across the southwest United States. They are fast-growing in the founding stages. Excellent beginner species and known for their vibrant yellow colors!