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Aphaenogaster tennesseensis

Aphaenogaster tennesseensis

Aphaenogaster tennesseensis tending to Entylia sp. treehoppers. The spiky-looking bugs are the immature stages of the larger shield-shaped insects. Lake Glendale, Illinois, USA

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