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Aphids and Ant - Camponotus novaeboracensis - female

Aphids and Ant - Camponotus novaeboracensis - Female
Woodside Township, Otter Tail County, Minnesota, USA
July 18, 2015
These green aphids were on a common milkweed leaf, tended by at least one ant. I would be interested in the identity of both the aphids and the ant.

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Two different experts :)
I'd suggest moving this image to Formicidae, and posting a second version cropped to emphasize both the winged and wingless aphids (maybe the upper left corner of this shot) to Aphididae. Your chances of getting an ID for the ant are pretty good. Aphids are tough to ID from photos, though.

 
Thanks Ken.
Thanks. I will try to do that, but it will probably be tomorrow before I get it done.

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