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Camponotus chromaiodes (Rusty Carpenter Ant)

Camponotus chromaiodes (Rusty Carpenter Ant)

Regular price $40.00 USD
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Camponotus chromaiodes, or the rusty carpenter ant, is a large ant found across much of the Eastern United States. They are polymorphic, producing a large soldier caste as well as smaller nurse workers. These ants often nest in rotting logs, with some chambers extending into the soil. 

They prefer low humidity from 30-50%, and slightly higher temperatures at 75-80 degrees Fahrenheit. It's a fast growing Carpenter ant species with workers ranging from 5-16 mm and queens reaching 18mm.

 

States Available to Buy: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia

 

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