Acromyrmex versicolor (Leafcutter Ants)

Acromyrmex vesicolor mating flight in progress. You can see the cloud of males silhouetted against the sky. When a female flies into the cloud, a male will mate with her and they will fall to the ground together.
Acromyrmex vesicolor mating flight in progress. You can see the cloud of males silhouetted against the sky. When a female flies into the cloud, a male will mate with her and they will fall to the ground together.