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Seeking each other's companionship - Grylloprociphilus imbricator

Seeking each other's companionship - Grylloprociphilus imbricator
Pennypack Restoration Trust, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
July 16, 2011
Apparently these aphids are capable of fighting predators, that is why they need each other. There is power in numbers. This was the only colony I saw in the area, although there were many beech trees.
See video of dancing aphids, their way to warn predators.

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