Iridomyrmex sp. (anceps group)
Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
Iridomyrmex ants are some of the most abundant insects in Australia. The worker ants pictured here were found nesting under a stone in a north Queensland forest.
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This image was captured with a Canon EOS D60, with a Canon 65/2.8 MPE 1-5x Macro lens.