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28.2 x 22.1 cm ⏐ 11.1 x 8.7 in (300dpi)
DENNIS KUNKEL MICROSCOPY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DENNIS KUNKEL MICROSCOPY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of Western thatching ant (Formica obscuripes). Formica obscuripes produces large mounds covered by small pieces of plant material. It feeds upon a number of insect species, consumes nectar from homopterous insects they tend, and occasionally eats plant tissue. Magnification: x12. 5 when shortest axis printed at 25 millimetres.
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