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oecophylla smaragdina (female). Having shed her wings after a mating fli...
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Image #: DSC_6240-70001
Species: oecophylla smaragdina (female)
Location: Gopeng, Perak
Description: Having shed her wings after a mating flight, this fertile queen Weaver ant (locally known as kerengga) seeks out an uncolonised tree to start up a new colony of Weaver ants. Featured here is the queen tending to her eggs and newly hatched larvae.
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