Polyrhachis (Cyrtomyrma) sp.
Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
Small Polyrhachis ants in the subgenus Cyrtomyrma are not so ornamented with spines as are some of their congeners (such as this ant), but they are pretty nonetheless. Cyrtomyrma are weaver ants, living in leaf nests sewn together with silk produced by ant larvae.
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