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Forelius mccooki

Forelius mccooki

Forelius mccooki workers taking nectar from a Cholla cactus in the Sonoran desert. Cacti provide nectar to attract ants, as some ant species help the plant by removing herbivorous insects. Tucson, Arizona, USA

Forelius maccookidolichoderinaeformicidaeantsinsectinsectshymenopteralittle orange antsworker antsdesert antsthermophilesnectariesopuntiacactuscactiecologyextrafloral nectariesnectarant plants