ant receiving a drop of honeydew from an aphid (photo)
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Old 08-19-2012, 05:12 AM   #1
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Default ant receiving a drop of honeydew from an aphid (photo)

Hi all,

My latest blog is about photographing ants...which are everything that a macro photographer looks for: they are small (pretty much a prerequisite for macro), attractive (some of them at least) and best of all, they do interesting things. The photo below is a western thatching ant (Formica obscuripes) receiving a drop of honeydew from an aphid.

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EC
www.macrocritters.wordpress.com


ant with nectar tight crop filtered by ernie.cooper, on Flickr
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