Myrmica incompleta


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Myrmica incompleta worker carrying larva.
Myrmica incompleta worker carrying larva.
Top down view of Myrmica incompleta worker. An interesting thing about this worker is that it its gaster has lots of parasitic mites on it.
Top down view of Myrmica incompleta worker. An interesting thing about this worker is that it its gaster has lots of parasitic mites on it.
Close-up of gaster of Myrmica incompleta from previous photo, showing more detail of mites. Not all of the ants in this colony was so heavily infested.
Close-up of gaster of Myrmica incompleta from previous photo, showing more detail of mites. Not all of the ants in this colony was so heavily infested.
Myrmica incompleta worker on log. The nest was underneath the bark of a dead pinyon pine, in a wet area. You can see how moist the wood is around the ant.
Myrmica incompleta worker on log. The nest was underneath the bark of a dead pinyon pine, in a wet area. You can see how moist the wood is around the ant.
Myrmica incompleta worker on log. The nest was underneath the bark of a dead pinyon pine, in a wet area. You can see how moist the wood is around the ant.
Myrmica incompleta worker on log. The nest was underneath the bark of a dead pinyon pine, in a wet area. You can see how moist the wood is around the ant.
Closeup of Myrmica incompleta worker's head.
Closeup of Myrmica incompleta worker's head.
Myrmica incompleta worker.
Myrmica incompleta worker.
Myrmica incompleta worker.
Myrmica incompleta worker.
Myrmica incompleta worker, with my fingers for scale.
Myrmica incompleta worker, with my fingers for scale.