Mating & Colony Founding - Alex Wild Photography
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Prenolepis imparis

Prenolepis imparis

Prenolepis imparis is the first ant to hold mating flights every year in temperate North America. Alates wait out the winter and emerge on the first warm spring days. This photo was taken in early March. Urbana, Illinois, USA

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