The Queen is about four and one half meters tall with an extremely powerful tail that is equal in length to the Queen's height. It possesses a large cranial crown which extends two meters behind the back of its head, and it has a second set of smaller arms. The Queen's head is kept hidden in its cranium until awakened in which at that time it will emerge much like a turtle. The large crown may be used to make communication between it and the rest of its kin easier. The secondary jaws of the Queen are just like the adult's secondary jaws except they're proportionately bigger with a striking length of thirty-six inches.

A mature Queen has an ovipositor which can reach a length of eight meters. Both the Queen and its ovipositor are suspended from the roof of a hive by thick strands of resin. The total egg laying capacity of the Queen is speculated to be over two thousand, from the current estimate here on Ixion. From the end of the ovipositor an egg is set down onto the floor of the hive. The Queen is alos responsible for making Queen-bearing eggs but at what stage it starts producing them is uncertain. Speculation suggests that when a Queen's egg laying abilities are near an end the next Queen born takes over. The life span of a Queen is still an unknown mystery.


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