Monday Night Mystery: Multiple Choice

In keeping with last week’s examination theme, for tonight’s challenge you must answer questions about the following photograph.

1. This insect is trying to avoid being seen by playing dead, a behavior also known as:
a. homotypism
b. thanatosis
c. apotropism
d. polyembryony

2. The photograph was taken on what continent?
a. Australia
b. Africa
c. North America
d. South America

3. The insect is
a. female
b. male
c. difficult to tell from this photograph

4. Based on the morphology, where is it most likely to search for food?
a. in the forest canopy
b. along the ground
c. along stream banks
d. in the soil

5. Which of the following groups does NOT contain this insect?
a. Leptanillinae
b. Apocrita
c. Formicidae
d. Holometabola

The first correct answer for each question is worth 2 points (for 10 total).

The cumulative points winner for the month of July will win their choice of 1) any 8×10-sized print from my photo galleries, or 2) a guest post here on Myrmecos.

Good luck!

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