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Entylia carinata

Entylia carinata
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
September 8, 2012
An ant tending to a young.

The ant is palpating the treehopper nymph, who in response is extending its anal tube; did it excrete a droplet of honeydew for the ant to harvest?

This is important information, because while we think that this happens, we have no direct observations of this in nature.

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