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Dracula Ant - Stigmatomma pallipes

Dracula Ant - Stigmatomma pallipes
Canton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
April 10, 2008
I found a few of these ants under a rock along a trail in the woods.

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Thanks for sharing
Such excellent pics of a worker. Such impressive mandibles make their English common name understandable...

 
Richard
It was great finding these again. The first time I saw one a few years ago, I didn't see those large mandibles.