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Leafcutter soldier ant This ants cut the leafs from trees on our street, I know that they have the right to live and grow their fungus, but they are a problem for our plants, some trees already die because their nest are in the roots... :( Atta colombica Click/tap to enlarge

Leafcutter soldier ant

This ants cut the leafs from trees on our street, I know that they have the right to live and grow their fungus, but they are a problem for our plants, some trees already die because their nest are in the roots... :(

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  1. Leafcutters are fascinating ants but it is a shame when they damage plants and trees. Posted 5 years ago

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''Atta colombica'' is one of 41 species of leafcutter ant. This species is part of the Attini tribe .

Species identified by enriquediaz
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By enriquediaz

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Uploaded May 27, 2014. Captured May 27, 2014 18:43.
  • COOLPIX L16
  • f/4.7
  • 1/192s
  • ISO800
  • 17.1mm