Predation - Alex Wild Photography
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A fallen robber fly quickly attracts ants.  In the heat of mid-day, a thermophilic Forelius is the only species that tolerates the hot sand.  

Archbold Biological Station, Florida, USA

A fallen robber fly quickly attracts ants. In the heat of mid-day, a thermophilic Forelius is the only species that tolerates the hot sand. Archbold Biological Station, Florida, USA

Foreliusdolichoderinaeformicidaeantsinsectsinsectasilidaerobber flyscavengingpredationrecruitmentecologythermal ecology