Odontoponera Transversa Queen Ant with eggs (see available options)


Guarantee: Queen guaranteed to be alive on arrival.


Latin Name: Odontoponera Transversa

Subfamily: Ponerinae

Tribe: Ponerini

Keeping Level: (2 - Medium) Shows higher requirements to climate and escape prevention Distribution: Southeast Asia

Habitat: Tropical Rainforest

Colonyform: Monogyne

Queen: Size: 12mm Colour: black, light silver

Worker: Size: 10 - 12mm Colour: black, light silver

Soldier: Not present

Males: Size: - Colour: -black

Nutrition: Honey, living insects (e.g. fruit flies, House flies, small crickets)

Air humidity: Arena: 50 - 70% Nestpart: 50 - 80%

Temperature: Arena: 21 - 30°C Nestpart: 24 - 28°C

Hibernation: no

Nest form: Create nest in wet clay soil under rocks

Kind of Formicaria: Plaster nest, PLA with Sand/Plaster bedding

Formicaria size: Size: L - XL

Substrate: Farm: Sand-loam, Plaster Arena: Sand-loam, Plaster

Planting: Similar to tropical Rainforest

Decoration: Stones, Leaf litter, Twigs

Description: Can not walk on glass or other smooth surfaces!

Founding: semi claustral

Colony size: a few hundred worker


Shipping Restrictions: We do not ship live specimens outside of Europe.


These ants are not native to the UK and are therefore illegal to release them into the wild. Please contact us if you no longer wish to keep them and we will email you a prepaid postage label so you can send them back to us.


Any questions, please let us know.


Thank you

Odontoponera transversa Queen Ant Live Queen Ant

£19.99 Regular Price
£15.99Sale Price
VAT Included


    We do accept returns and exchanges.

    Please contact us if you have any problems with your order.

    Contact me within: 14 days of delivery

    Ship items back within: 21 days of delivery


    Items that are personalised or made to specific requirements, such as Personalised Ant Nest, etc. are excluded from the Distance Selling Regulations and are non returnable so unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns!


    Conditions of return

    Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

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