Polyrhachis (Hagiomyrma) sp.
Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
The tattered pubescense and missing antennal segments of this spiny Polyrhachis ant indicate this insect's advanced age. Ants that leave the nest to forage tend to be the older ants in a colony.
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