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Crazy Ant - Nylanderia

Crazy Ant - Nylanderia
Mobile (Dog River), Mobile County, Alabama, USA
September 28, 2009
Size: ~3mm
Pray tell, what manner of creature hath I found, now? It's not a fly, that much I do know.

Moved
Moved from Ants.

a male ant
Appears to be a Nylanderia sp., with serious health problems.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

It appears to be a fly that f
It appears to be a fly that fell victim to a form of parasitic fungus. An expert in this may be able to identify a bit further, but it can be difficult. There seems to be a fungus for every type of bug.

 
Wings
The wings must be folded to give the appearance of 2 pair

 
ant?
I think probably not a fly due to appearance of wings. Can you get other views?

 
Spooked
Unfortunately, not. Getting this close, I spooked it.

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