Fighting Not Kissing
Little meat ants gather for a brawl. Kyogle, NSW.
Green head worker (Rhytidoponera sp.) carrying her fellow worker ant. Boondooma Dam, Qld.
A Mess of Mealybugs
And a few baby psyllids as well. Rocklea, Qld.
A pair of technomyrmex ants look into a hole in a leaf. Rocklea, Qld.
The midden heap of a nearby Pheidole ant nest. Toowong, Qld.
Nest Tidy III
Shield ants rearrange the crap at their nest entrance after it's disturbed by the photographer. Toowong, Qld.
Nest Tidy II
Pit of Death II
The trap springs shut. Lacewing larva (AKA Ant Lion) catches a pheidole worker ant in it's spring loaded jaws. Toowong, Qld.
Pit of Death I
The trap is set. Pheidole worker ant struggles to escape the clutches of a hungry ant lion. Toowong, Qld.
Busy Bodies III
Pheidole workers return to the nest with stuff. Toowong, Qld.
Busy Bodies II
Busy Bodies I
Foraging for Seeds
Pheidole worker ants return to the nest with seeds. Toowong, Qld.
Green Head and Fat Cat
Green head ant (Rhytidoponera sp.) returns to the nest with a fat little grub. Toowong, Qld.
Sheild ants sort out the entrance to the nest after some dirt was dislodged by the photographer. Toowong, Qld.