(3) through their large Space- and Foodrequirements as well as their climateconditions only for experienced antkeepers
Size:32mm Colour: redbrown black
Size: 4 - 16mm Colour: reddishbrown, polymorph
18 - 23mm
Size: - Colour: -
fungi which the ants cultivate of plantleaves and fruits.
possible Feedingplants: Blackberry, Raspberry, Roses, Boxtree, Elder, Lime- Tree, Oakleaves, Chestnut, Virginia Creeper, also Appels, Oranges, Bananas, Grapes only without any other food oat flakes.
It`s recommended to moisten the leaves before feeding.
Do not use staghorn sumac leaves because there leaves are toxic for the Fungus.
Attasexdensis one of themost abundantleafcutter antsof South America andiscommonly foundinurbanareas.In agriculture,theyare oftenconsideredpestsbecause of their highdemandsheet.
matingflight: with the first summerrains founding: claustral with a piece fungus from the mothercolony which is first fertilized with droppings of the Queen. A Queen can be up to 15 years old.
colonysize: up to 8.000 000 Individuals
one fertilized queen with workers (see selection); brood (depending on the season and development)