Aphaenogaster picea (Pitch-Black Collared Ant) - Canada Ant Colony
Aphaenogaster picea (Pitch-Black Collared Ant) - Canada Ant Colony
Aphaenogaster picea (Pitch-Black Collared Ant) - Canada Ant Colony
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Aphaenogaster picea (Pitch-Black Collared Ant)

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Aphaenogaster picea is an arboreal species that aids forests and woods in seed dispersal. This species will eat the skin off of seeds and drop the remains, which usually results in the start of a new sapling or plant. Dark red/brown coloration with the last 4 segments of their antennae being lighter in color. They do best under 30-50% humidity and 24-27 degrees Celsius. They do best with a substrate as they have no social stomach and need something to soak up liquids. Workers are 4-6mm while queens are 7-8mm. Although relatively slow-growing, they do considerably better in groups and when fed lots of insect protein

These queens are captive bred, and we can guarantee their fertility