Carebara diversa (Pheidologeton diversus)
Carebara diversa (Pheidologeton diversus) (Asian Army Ant) is an interesting species due to having the largest size difference between the major and minor workers.
Common name: Asian Army ants
Origin: Southeast Asia
Size of Queen: 18 - 25mm
Size of Workers: 2.5 - 3.5mm
Size of Soldiers: 9 - 15mm
Rearing Difficulty (1=Easy, 5=Expert): 3.5 (Requires control of temperature and humidity and mould prevention measures)
Temperature: 27-30å¡C in the arena and nest with an overnight arena temperature ofåÊ~åÊ25-28å¡C
Feeding: Insects, honey water, small seeds
Feeding Note: These require a good water supply within very close reach ofåÊworkers especially for a small colony.
All non-domestic species are sensitive to shipping and temperature variations. We guarantee that all queensåÊwill be deliveredåÊalive. Should they not survive the journey you will need to contact us on the date of arrival where we will arrange for a replacement or refund of your purchase. Claims cannot be made after 24 hours of arrival as weåÊcannotåÊguarantee the care they will receive when they arrive.
All non-domestic species are shipped via 1st Class Recorded (UK) or International Tracked and Signed (worldwide) to ensure the fastest possible arrival. Ants will be shipped Monday to Wednesday only to prevent ants being delayed over a weekend.åÊ
These ants are not native to the UK and is therefore illegal to release them into the wild. Please contact AntKit if you no longer wish to keep them and we will arrange for them to be collected from you at no cost.