An opportunistic cavity nesting species that includes seeds in its diet, some of which are stored in their nest.
• Humidity requirements: 40 – 60%
• Temperature requirements: 20 – 30 °C
• Suggested housing: Test Tube, Acrylic, Plaster
• Nutrition: They mainly eat seeds which they grind down to make ant bread. Sugars from honey or sugar water. Protein from insect sources.
• Queen size: 5-6 mm
• Worker size: 2–5 mm
• Monogyne/polygyne: Monogyne (One Queens per colony)