Winter ants gathering nectar

Prenolepis imparis - The Winter Ant

Champaign, Illinois

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

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One of my favorites!

By MrILoveTheAnts (not verified) on 02 Oct 2008 #permalink

Such an elegant ant with that constricted thorax!

And what is that apiaceous plant they're on -- cilantro?

By James C. Trager (not verified) on 03 Oct 2008 #permalink