Nothomyrmecia macrops - Dinosaur Ant
A worker of the beautiful Nothomyrmecia dinosaur ant. These South Australian insects were long considered the world's most primitive living ant on the basis of their simple social structure and basic morphology, although recent genetic evidence suggests that a few other ant lineages (including Amblyopone and Proceratium) are actually somewhat older. At any rate, Nothomyrmecia macrops is the last living species of a group that was found worldwide during the Cretaceous.
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This image was captured with a Canon EOS D60, with a Canon 65/2.8 MPE 1-5x Macro lens.