Opisthopsis haddoni - Strobe ant
Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
Opisthopsis strobe ants have large eyes well-placed for vision in all directions, including rearward. These ants have excellent vision and can be difficult to approach. Here a worker ant rests, alert, on the trunk of a tree in northeastern Australia.
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