Acanthomyrmex thailandensis (Armoured Bigheads)
Thailandensis are a newly found species in the hobby only being discovered in 1995 in thailand.
There is not a huge amount of known information but they are found to prefer shallow nesting places just under the surface or under pieces of wood or stones.
This species has a striking appearance due to the huge size of their heads which is upto 70% of their total mass. majors can reach impressive sizes almost simularto the queen. although they are extremely polymorphic.
Colony Size upwards of 300 workers
Polygyne 1-3 per colony
Temperature 25 to 28 celcius
DietSeeds, Sugars and small Insects
Nest Type Shallow natural, Acrylic, Sand, Earth, Glass.
Queen – 6mm to 6.5mm
Worker – 3.5mm to 5.5mm