A Pachycondyla harpax worker hauls a pupa to safety after the photographer disturbs her nest.
Maquipucuna reserve, Pichincha, Ecuador
Portait of Pachycondyla harpax, a widely-distributed hunting ant found from the U.S. Gulf Coast south through Argentina. Maquipucuna Reserve, Pichincha, Ecuador.
Pachycondyla impressa is one of South America's largest ants. This individual is a dealate queen.
Icononzo, Tolima, Colombia
Pachycondyla striata is one of the largest ants in Brazil's atlantic coastal forest.
Santa Catarina, Brazil