Are you searching for a golden honeypot ant species that is active, easy-to-keep, and has huge honeypots? — our giant golden honeypot queen ants are for you!
🏡 Lives for 9 years. (already fertilized)
🐜 pure golden colors. (about 15mm long)
👶 Child-safe. (no biting or stinging)
🌱 Easy-to-keep for beginners. (comes with care guide)
⭐️ Special Trait: Creates huge honeypot ants that store food in their abdomen!
Guarantees nature-loving kids to have a hands-on-experience with a unique ant species. Delve into the captivating study of ant behavior, ecology, and biology, expanding your knowledge and understanding of these incredible creatures.
Foster a sense of responsibility and empathy as you nurture the well-being of your giant golden honeypot ants and her colony, cultivating a harmonious environment that reflects the beauty of natural ecosystems.
Have some questions about giant golden honeypot ants? Read the FAQ tab down below ⤵️
About Myrmecocystus mexicanus:
American Species- Honeypot ants
Description: Myrmecocystus mexicanus are a desert species from America. They're a very unique and large species of ant due to the way they produce repletes which are workers that are used as food storage. They fill their gasters up to larger than a grape-like size with nectar and hang upside down from the ceiling of their nest.
Myrmecocystus mexicanus are the Largest Honey Pot Ant in the world.
Golden Honeypot Ants are one of the prettiest Myrmecocystus species in USA because their abdomen is translucent, allowing you to see the color of nectar they ate. They can be slow-growing in the founding stages but soon pick up the pace as they mature.
Diet: Water (at all times), Nectar, and Protein - like fresh-killed insects
Sizes: Queen- 16mm. Workers are around 6- 10mm. Huge storage ants about 15mm
For Beginners? Yes! They are very easy to take care of, and are great to observe.