Forelius pruinousus

  

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Forelius pruinosus workers (top of photo) threatening a much larger Aphaenogaster albisetosa worker. The Forelius workes try to keep the Aphaenogaster from leaving their nests for as long as possible, presumably to lessen foraging competition.
Forelius pruinosus workers (top of photo) threatening a much larger Aphaenogaster albisetosa worker. The Forelius workes try to keep the Aphaenogaster from leaving their nests for as long as possible, presumably to lessen foraging competition.
Forelius pruinosus workers (top of photo) threatening a much larger Aphaenogaster albisetosa worker. The Forelius workes try to keep the Aphaenogaster from leaving their nests for as long as possible, presumably to lessen foraging competition. The Aphaenogaster's head is blurred because she is jerking it rapidly to the side, probably in response to noxious spray from the Forelius workers.
Forelius pruinosus workers (top of photo) threatening a much larger Aphaenogaster albisetosa worker. The Forelius workes try to keep the Aphaenogaster from leaving their nests for as long as possible, presumably to lessen foraging competition. The Aphaenogaster's head is blurred because she is jerking it rapidly to the side, probably in response to noxious spray from the Forelius workers.