Anochetus graeffei

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Common name: The Miniature Trap-jaw Ant.

    This genus is closely related to Odontomachus and is characterized by its long sickle shaped mandibles.
    The workers are only small measuring about 3 mm in size. The queens have an enlarged thorax and are just slightly larger than the workers.
    Colonies tend to be small frequently with less than 100 individuals.
    It is a slow moving predatory species that forages amongst leaf litter at night and during overcast days.
    Food consists of small insects.
    An easy species to keep that because of its size only requires a small habitat area.