lasius flavus Queen
Lasius flavus yellow meadow ant Queen
This species is perfect for beginners.
Lasius flavus is a ground dwelling species which will spend most of its time undergrounddepending on the colony size often a outworld is not required.
Lasius flavus will often accept multiple queens at founding stage but once the colony becomes bigger in size more often they will kill the other queens to gain dominance.
Queen life span - 18-22 years
Colony size -10,000 workers
Temperatures - 18-25
Queen size 8mm
Native to the UK