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Closeup of a Golden-backed ant (red head morph), Sri Lanka This ant has two interesting ends: a golden back after which it is named, and a red head, which is not typical for the species, rather it is a morph.  Asia,Camponotus sericeus,Golden backed ant,Macro,Sri Lanka,Wasgamuwa Click/tap to enlarge

Closeup of a Golden-backed ant (red head morph), Sri Lanka

This ant has two interesting ends: a golden back after which it is named, and a red head, which is not typical for the species, rather it is a morph.

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  1. Nice macro! Posted 5 years ago
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  2. Worth its weight in gold? :) Posted 5 years ago

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Camponotus sericeus is a species of carpenter ant.

Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Jan 22, 2015. Captured Nov 9, 2014 09:56.
  • NIKON D800
  • f/8.0
  • 1/400s
  • ISO360
  • 105mm