Odontomachus brunneus

Odontomachus brunneus

Colony type: Polygyny
Colony size: up to 500 w.
Development speed: medium

Queen: 10- 12 mm
Workers: 10 - 11 mm
Colour: brown, legs golden to reddish brown

Nutrition: Food insects (Cockroaches, crickets), sweet fruit.

Humidity: Arena: 50-70% Nest: 50-70%
Temperature: Arena: 21-30°C Nest: 24-28°C

Feature of the species: Nests of O. brunneus have been found in leaf litter, rotting logs, at tree bases, and in open to partially covered sandy areas. Workers occasionally forage during the day, but are more active at night. Upon colony disturbance, workers are not aggressive, but instead quickly retreat or vacate the nest.

Recommended nests for breeding: acrylic, cork, gypsum, aerated concrete.
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