Prenolepis imparis
Davis, California, USA

photograph © Alex Wild 2004

Ants of the genus Prenolepis are recognizeable by the narrow constriction of the thorax between the first and the second pair of legs.

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This image was captured with a Canon EOS D60, with a Canon 65/2.8 MPE 1-5x Macro lens.