Anonychomyrma sp.
Victoria, Australia

photograph © Alex Wild 2006

An Anonychomyrma ant drops a bit of wood from her nest entrance. 

Australia, VIC: Lilly Pilly Gully, Wilson's Promontory National Park.
18.ii.2006, 39º01'S 146º20'E, 80m
Temperate rainforest, nest in dead wood at center of living tree.

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This image was captured with a Canon EOS D60, with a Canon 65/2.8 MPE 1-5x Macro lens.