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Species: Odontomachus erythrocephalus


Breeding difficulty: Easy


Castes: No


Size :

Queen: 11-12 millimeters

Workers: 9-10 millimeters

Type of foundation: Independent semi-claustral


Harvest location: Costa Rica


Number of gynes: Monogyne


Rearing temperatures: 26-28 degrees


Rearing humidity: 70-80%


Food: Insects


Hibernation: No


Type of colony: Resinated plaster, cellular concrete, reconstituted stone, terrarium


Description: Odontomachus erythrocephalus is a species called trap jaws ant in English. Its mandibles have numerous sensory hairs on their internal surfaces which when stimulated cause the mandibles to close.

Odontomachus erythrocephalus

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