Oecophylla smaragdina - Green Tree Ant
Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
Oecophylla smaragdina, the green tree ant of Northern Australia, is a type of weaver ant. These ants make their nests by tying living tree leaves together using silk produced by their larvae. This is a small nest, only one of several occupied by this colony, formed by folding a leaf back on itself.
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