Acromyrmex versicolor - Desert Leaf-Cutter Ant
Male leaf-cutting ants (Acromyrmex versicolor) lek above the desert floor, awaiting virgin queens who fly into the swarm to mate. This species flies during the Arizona summer monsoon season, early in the morning after a soaking rain.
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This image was captured with a Canon EOS 20D, using a Canon 100mm/2.8 USM macro lens.