A Giant Forest Ant in a handmade wooden frame mounted on high-quality acid-free conservation board. The Latin and region name are printed underneath the specimen.
The Giant Forest Ants are one of the largest ants in the world. Measuring 20.9mm for workers and 28.mm for the soldiers. They live on 90% honeydew, but can also eat other insects and bird droppings. Colonies consist of around 7,000 - sometimes they can meet for what is only described as a ritual battle, these fights can span several months.
Latin Name: Camponotus gigas
Quality: A1 What does this mean?
Sex: Male or Female
Distribution: Can be found in all regions of Southeast Asia.
Prepared: By our very own entomologists.
Frame: Handmade in our workshop.
Frame Size: 5 x 5 Inch.
Please Be Aware: The specimen that you will receive may differ in size, shape or colour very slightly since you are purchasing a natural product.
Where do we source our insect specimens? All of our specimens are purchased from conservation farming projects. Please visit our ethics pages in the menu for details on the type of projects we work with.
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Frame Size (Inches): 5 x 5
Specimen Colour: Black