Dorymyrmex bicolor
Northern California, USA

photograph © Alex Wild 2005

Dorymyrmex ants leaving the nest.  Notice the color variation among nestmates.

USA, CA, Solano Co.: Lake Solano Park., 38º30'N 122º02'W, 100m
Riparian forest.
#AW2632, voucher deposited at ALWC.

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