Myrmecia mandibularis Queen Only
Featuring a fluffy golden tail this Myrmecia species is similar in appearance to other smaller bull ants.
Colonies are medium in size, usually around 1000 in a mature nest.
Caution must be taken while handling these ants as they do poses a painful sting.
Ant keepers tend to have more success when keeping this species in a natural sand/dirt nest, allowing the queen to dig her own founding chamber.
Unavailable for Western Australia or Tasmania.