Iridomyrmex sp.
Victoria, Australia

photograph © Alex Wild 2005

Inside the brood nest of a large Iridomyrmex colony.

Australia, VIC: Diamond Creek
25.x.2005  37º40'S 145º09'E, 75m
Urban Parkland, nest under board.

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