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  • Origin: Temnothorax nylanderi is native to various regions across Europe, including countries such as Germany, France, Spain, and the United Kingdom.

  • Habitat: These ants are commonly found in diverse habitats, including forests, woodlands, grasslands, and urban areas. They often nest in small cavities such as under rocks, in rotten wood, cracks in walls, and even in acorns or other small hollows.

  • Colony Type: Temnothorax nylanderi colonies are typically monogynous, with a single queen.

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

  • Worker Size: Workers of this species are smaller, averaging about 2-4 mm in length.

  • Food: Temnothorax nylanderi is omnivorous, feeding on a variety of food sources including small insects, honeydew, nectar, and other plant materials.

  • Humidity: They prefer environments with moderate humidity levels, typically between 40% to 60%.

  • Temperature: Maintain the temperature for Temnothorax nylanderi colonies around 20-25°C (68-77°F).

  • Hibernation: Temnothorax nylanderi 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 dozen to a few hundred individuals.

  • Difficulty: Difficulty level to care for Temnothorax nylanderi: 1/5. This species is easy to care for, requiring minimal attention to humidity and temperature.

 

About Temnothorax nylanderi:

Temnothorax nylanderi is a species of ant native to various regions across Europe, including Germany, France, Spain, and the United Kingdom. They are adaptable ants, commonly found in diverse habitats such as forests, woodlands, grasslands, and urban areas. Colonies of Temnothorax nylanderi are typically monogynous, with a single queen, which is relatively small, measuring around 4-5 mm in length. Workers are even smaller, averaging about 2-4 mm in length. They are omnivorous, consuming small insects, honeydew, nectar, and other plant materials. Maintaining moderate humidity levels between 40% to 60% and temperatures around 20-25°C (68-77°F) is important for their well-being. While they may reduce activity during cooler months, they do not undergo true hibernation. With proper care, colonies of Temnothorax nylanderi can thrive and grow, making them a fascinating species for ant enthusiasts, with a low level of difficulty in care.

Temnothorax nylanderi

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