Green Head Ant / Rhytidoponera metallica Colony 50+ workers
Another very common ant on the east coast of Australia, this colourful ant is easily recognisable by most.
A small to medium sized ant that has the unique ability to reproduce with gamergates.
Caution must be taken while handling these ants as they do poses a painful sting, however their inability to climb glass or plastic makes them easy to contain.
Colonies can grow to a considerable size and reproduction is usually quite fast.
Queens of this species can be hard to find as their preference for reproduction is via gamergates.
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Unavailable for Western Australia or Tasmania.