Neivamyrmex nigrescens


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Neivamyrmex nigrescens worker
Neivamyrmex nigrescens worker
Neivamyrmex nigrescens worker
Neivamyrmex nigrescens worker
Aphaenogaster cockerelli (the large ant) biting a Neivamyrmex nigrescens worker.  The Aphaenogaster were clustered around their nest entrance, darting out to bite at the passing Neivamyrmex raid.
Aphaenogaster cockerelli (the large ant) biting a Neivamyrmex nigrescens worker. The Aphaenogaster were clustered around their nest entrance, darting out to bite at the passing Neivamyrmex raid.
Side view of Neivamyrmex nigrescens head. If you look carefully, you can see the single eye facet on the side of her head. Neivamyrmex probably don't form images very well, and are rely upon odors to find their prey and remain in contact with eachother. You can see how closely this one is following the ant in front of it, nearly touching its hind legs as the ants run along.
Side view of Neivamyrmex nigrescens head. If you look carefully, you can see the single eye facet on the side of her head. Neivamyrmex probably don't form images very well, and are rely upon odors to find their prey and remain in contact with eachother. You can see how closely this one is following the ant in front of it, nearly touching its hind legs as the ants run along.
Front view of Neivamyrmex nigrescens worker
Front view of Neivamyrmex nigrescens worker
Side view of Neivamyrmex nigrescens worker
Side view of Neivamyrmex nigrescens worker