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Camponotus gigas
Giant Forest Ant Male & Female in Box Frame

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A Giant male and female 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

Sex: Male and Female

Distribution: Can be found in all regions of Southeast Asia.

Prepared: By our very own entomologists.

Frame: Wooden box frame with glass window and hanging clips - handmade in our workshop.

Frame Size: 6 x 6 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.

This would be a beautiful addition to your home or office.

Approx Length (cm): 2
Gender: Male & Female
Frame Size (Inches): 6 x 6
Specimen Colour: Brown
Distribution: Asia
All our frames are made to order, this handmade process means your order will take several days for us to prepare. Our current production time is around 7 to 8 working days but larger specimens can take a few days longer due to the time it takes the specimen to dry. If you are ordering for presents, birthdays, anniversaries and weddings, please order well in advance.

All of our frames are carefully wrapped and boxed before shipping out once they are ready. Items that we advise are in stock still need to be prepared and made for you.

If you are in a rush, frames can be shipped on a quicker delivery service once they are ready. We can ship on an overnight service for example but you will need to email us, so we can advise when your order will be ready.

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