(3) through their large Space- and Foodrequirements as well as their climateconditions only for experienced antkeepers
Size:11mm Colour: darkbrown
Size: 4 - 14mm Colour: darkbrown
Size: 7mm Colour: darkbrown
a home-grownfungus(Leucoagaricusgongylophorus)is cultivatedby the workerswith the leavesandflowers ofRosaceae plants and fruits.Specificprotein bodiesto thefungal hyphaeare harvested andfed toqueen andbrood.The administration ofsugarorhoneyWateris recommended potentialfoodplantsare:blackberries, raspberries,roses,boxwood, elderberry, oak, lime-tree, wildwinenext toapples,orange, banana, grapesin an emergencyalso oatflakes It`s recommended to moisten the leaves before feeding. Thefeedingofsumachleavesshouldbeavoided at all costs, as thesearetoxic tothe fungus.
Acromyrmex cfcrassispinusis a smallleafcutterantfromArgentina,in the wild they cut both flowering plants andgrass.UnlikeAttatheyperformlongtreks to cuttingplaces andneed thelonger waysto develop optimal
matingflight: with the first summerrains founding: claustral with a piece of fungus from the mothercolony which is first fertilized with droppings of the Queen. A Queen can be between 8 up to 15 years old. colonysize: up to 20 000 Individuals
one fertilized queen with workers (see selection); brood (depending on the season and development)