Temnothorax also known as the acorn ant are incredibly small and will happily live in an acorn for there entirety. There also co housable with much larger species that pay them no interest due to there size. The Queen and workers are a lovely yellow / red colour. Queen:3.5 to 4mm worker:2.3-3.3mm Hibernation:Yes Photo Credit : Wakooshi
ALIVE ARRIVAL POLICY
We offer alive arrival guarantee on all our colony,s but this only covers the Queen, workers/brood is excluded.
To qualify for our alive arrival guarntee there are a few particulars which must be met.
You must be in for your first delivery attempt , should you miss the delivery then live arrival guarntee is voided.
You must make us aware whithin 12 hours of delivery
A clear picture of the dead queen in the test tube must be taken and sent again within 12 hours of delivery - this is to stop fraudulent claims.
Colonys are sent Monday to Thursday only, this prevents ants being left in the sorting office over a weekend.
Ants are sent recorded delivery 1st class only, with very sensitive species being sent Next day special delivery by 1pm. You shall be made aware of this