Lasius flavus (Yellow Meadow Ant) are an excellent beginner species of ant. They are a beautiful yellow colour and are easy to keep, colonies grow fast and can be kept at room temperature.
Description of Queen:6-8mm Long, Black / Dark Brown with yellow underside
Description of Workers:2-4mm Long, Yellow
Food requirements: Sugar-water, & Protein (dead insects)
Humidity:30% 50% RH
Temperature:16 30degrees C
Hibernation Required:Yes. Hibernate between October/November to March/April below 10 degrees (but always above freezing)
Life span of Queen:10 years
All domestic species are shipped via 1st Class Recorded (UK) or International Tracked and Signed (worldwide). Ants will be shipped Monday to Wednesday only to prevent them being delayed over a weekend.