Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
A subterranean column of marauder ants, Pheidologeton affinis. The ants pictured here are minor workers, the colony also contains much larger major and supermajor workers.
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This image was captured with a Canon EOS D60, with a Canon 65/2.8 MPE 1-5x Macro lens.