Podomyrma adelaidae - muscleman tree ant
South Australia

photograph © Alex Wild 2005

A Podomyrma ant forages on the nectaries of an Acacia shrub.

Australia, SA: Poochera.
32º43'S 134º50'E, 85m, 15.x.2005
Parkland, ants foraging on Acacia.

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