Macro Photography : Batangas, Philippines

April 09, 2012  •  1 Comment

Silver Spiny AntARJ-MACRO 10077

Silver Spiny Ant (Polyrhachis schlueteri, family: Formicidae)

Polyrhachis is one of the largest and most diverse ant genera in the old world tropics. These attractive insects are closely related to the cosmopolitan genus Camponotus but are often ornamented with protective spines. Polyrhachis is found in many different habitat types and show a wide variety of nesting behaviors.

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Dracula Ant (family Formicidae)


Comments

1.Dave General(non-registered)
That's Polyrhachis saevissima, not schlueteri. And that Odontomachus infandus ant is not a dracula ant.
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