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Oecophylla longinoda

Oecophylla longinoda

Oecophylla longinoda, the tailor ant, is fiercely territorial. Here, workers have pinned down a Polyrhachis intruder that has stumbled onto their tree. St. Lucia, KZN, South Africa

Oecophylla longinodaOecophyllaformicinaeformicidaehymenopterainsectsinsectantsweaver antsweaver anttailor antstree antsbugssuperorganismsocial insectseusocialterritoryterritorialitydefencepolyrhachisdraw and quarterbrutaldefense