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  • Origin: Goniomma hispanicum is native to the Mediterranean region, particularly found in countries such as Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, Greece, and North Africa.

  • Habitat: These ants are commonly found in dry and arid environments, including Mediterranean forests, scrublands, and coastal areas.

  • Colony Type: Goniomma hispanicum colonies are typically monogynous, with a single queen.

  • Queen Size: The queen of Goniomma hispanicum typically measures around 4-5 mm in length.

  • Worker Size: Workers of this species are smaller, averaging about 2-3 mm in length.

  • Food: Goniomma hispanicum is omnivorous, feeding on small insects, seeds, and nectar. They may also scavenge on plant matter

  • Behavior: Goniomma hispanicum ants are known for their aggressive behavior, often attacking intruders or defending their territory vigorously.

  • Humidity: They prefer environments with lower humidity levels due to their arid habitat, typically ranging from 20% to 40%.

  • Temperature: Maintain the temperature for Goniomma hispanicum colonies around 25-30°C (77-86°F), suitable for their Mediterranean habitat.

  • Hibernation: Goniomma hispanicum colonies may reduce activity during cooler months but do not undergo true hibernation.

  • Colony Size: These colonies are relatively small, typically containing only a few hundred workers

  • Difficulty: Difficulty level to care for Goniomma hispanicum: 3/5. This species requires attention to maintaining appropriate temperature, humidity, and handling due to their aggressive behavior, making them moderately challenging to care for.

 

About Goniomma hispanicum:

Goniomma hispanicum is a species of ant native to the Mediterranean region, particularly found in Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, Greece, and North Africa. They inhabit dry and arid environments such as Mediterranean forests, scrublands, and coastal areas. Colonies of Goniomma hispanicum are typically monogynous, with a single queen, which measures around 4-5 mm in length. Workers are smaller, averaging about 2-3 mm in length. They are omnivorous, feeding on small insects, seeds, and nectar, and may scavenge on plant matter and occasionally hunt larger prey. Goniomma hispanicum ants are known for their aggressive behavior, often attacking intruders or defending their territory vigorously. Maintaining lower humidity levels between 20% to 40% and temperatures around 25-30°C (77-86°F) is essential for their well-being. While they may reduce activity during cooler months, they do not undergo true hibernation. With proper care, colonies of Goniomma hispanicum can thrive, but their specific habitat needs and aggressive behavior make them moderately challenging to care for.

Goniomma hispanicum

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