Acromyrmex versicolor - Desert Leaf-Cutter Ant
A mating swarm of desert leaf-cutter ants, Acromyrmex versicolor. This species flies in the mornings during Arizona's summer monsoon season.
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This image was captured with a Canon EOS 20D, using a Canon 100mm/2.8 USM macro lens.