Odontoponera transversa


Rearing Sheet for Odontoponera transversa

Odontoponera transversa is an aggressive Asian ponerine ant. Colonies develop slowly and rarely exceed a few hundred workers.


General Information:
Difficulty level: Moderate
Geographical distribution: Asia
Origin: China
-Queen Size: 11-12mm
-Worker Size: 9-11mm
-Polygynous: No
-Mature Colony Size: 250 workers


Maintenance Information:
Humidity: 60-80%
Temperature: 22-28°C (ideal at 26°C)
Diapause: No
Ant Farms: Bamboo tube, terrarium, cellular concrete nest
Food: Insects, sugary liquids


The colonies and queens of Odontoponera transversa that we sell are all guaranteed 100% alive upon arrival, with a healthy brood and a clean test tube.


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Colony size

Queen + 6-12 workers, Queen + 30 workers


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