Camponotus pennsylvanicus - black carpenter ant
Upstate NY, USA
Portrait of an alate queen carpenter ant. Camponotus pennsylvanicus is the common pest carpenter ant of eastern North America.
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This image was captured with a Canon EOS D60, with a Canon 65/2.8 MPE 1-5x Macro lens.