The Spider Ant Hunts

Leptomyrmex rufipes, the red-footed spider ant. Queensland, Australia.

photo details: Canon MP-E 65mm 1-5x macro lens on a Canon EOS D60
ISO 100, 1/200 sec, f/11, flash diffused through tracing paper

3 thoughts on “The Spider Ant Hunts”

  1. I never realized how remote the antennal bases are from the clypeal border in this genus. This face looks rather Camponotus-like.

    Indeed, a lovely ant! But, what is that it is tearing into?

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