Linepithema humile - Argentine Ant
Northern California, USA

photograph © Alex Wild 2005

Argentine ants tending scale insects.

USA, CA, Yolo Co.: Davis.
25.iii.2005  38º33'N 121º47'W, 20m
Tending scale on citrus.

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