Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
Major and minor workers of an Oligomyrmex species. Minor workers of Oligomyrmex are among the world's smallest ants. The ants pictured here, like many tropical rainforest insects, belong to a species that has not yet been described by scientists.
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This image was captured with a Canon EOS D60, with a Canon 65/2.8 MPE 1-5x Macro lens.