Dorymyrmex insanus and Pogonomyrmex barbatus
Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona, USA

photograph © Alex Wild 2003

A red harvester ant is harrassed by a Dorymyrmex ant after wandering too close the Dorymyrmex nest.

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