Polyrhachis thrinax


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Polyrhachis thrinax Breeding Sheet

Polyrhachis thrinax is a beautiful red Polyrhachis ant that weaves its nest in leaves using silk produced by its larvae. Colony founding is perilous, but once past that stage, colonies thrive well.

General Information:
Level of breeding: moderate
Geographical distribution: Tropical Asia
Origin: Thailand
-Queen Size: 9mm
-Worker Size: 6 to 8mm
-Polygyny: no
-Mature colony size: about 1,000 workers


Maintenance Information:
Humidity: 60-80%
Temperature: 20-27°C (ideal at 25°C)
Diapause: No, a temperature drop to around 20°C during winter is sufficient
Ant Farms: Test tube, planted terrarium
Food: sugary liquids and insects


The Polyrhachis thrinax colonies and queens we sell are all guaranteed 100% arrival alive, with a healthy brood and clean test tube.


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Number of queens

1 queen, 1 injured queen (leg), 2 queens, 3 queens, 4 queens, 5 queens, 6 queens, 7 queens, 8 queens, 9 queens


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