Prenolepis imparis - The Winter Ant
photo details: Canon MP-E 65mm 1-5x macro lens on a Canon 20D
ISO 100, f/13, 1/250 sec, flash diffused through tracing paper
Beautiful work, this is a really impressive image !!
One of my favorites!
Such an elegant ant with that constricted thorax!
And what is that apiaceous plant they're on -- cilantro?