Bariamyrma sp.
San Lorenzo, Dept. Central, Paraguay

photograph © Alex Wild 2003

Bariamyrma is a rare Myrmicine ant from South America that is known only from queens. The alate queen shown in this photo is the only record of this genus in Paraguay. 

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This image was captured with a Nikon Coolpix 995.