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Ant NkonD700,Nikon microskop objectiv,Nikon bellows,SB-800 Black garden ant,Formicidae,Geotagged,Lasius niger,Sweden Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro


NkonD700,Nikon microskop objectiv,Nikon bellows,SB-800

    comments (15)

  1. Oh my god, that's epic! Posted 8 years ago
  2. Wow, this is some serious enlargement!
    An ant like this would make a nice monster for a science fiction film!
    Posted 8 years ago
  3. That is the meanest son of an ant I have ever seen, wow, just look at those bristles, jaws and massive head. I can just imagine why they can lift heir own weight manifold. Epic indeed! I am looking forward what you bring to Jungle Dragon next!! could you tell us which equipment you used, with types and stuff. Darn amazing. I am jealous;) Posted 8 years ago
  4. I googled you and man your photos are amazing. We look forward to a new contribution, at least I do!
    (impressive stacking for longer DOF: "80 frames Stacked in Zerene Stacker.Nikon D700,Nikon BD Plan 10x0,25") WOW. You are one of bizarre effects and point of view. I have nothing to say, I am speechless:)
    Posted 8 years ago, modified 8 years ago
  5. Incredible! Thank you for featuring such a fantastic picture here! Posted 8 years ago
  6. Wowwwwwww !! Posted 8 years ago
  7. Wow!!!! This is really great! Posted 7 years ago
  8. Good focusued.! Good one Posted 6 years ago
  9. Now this is an actual masterpiece. Hats off brother..!!!
    I am sharing this pic in my FB wall. If its ok with you.
    Posted 6 years ago, modified 6 years ago
  10. Very nice work. Posted 6 years ago
  11. Wow, amazing details!!!!! Posted 5 years ago
  12. Great stack! wish I could do this with live subjects in the wild :( Posted 4 years ago
  13. Very very nice work! Posted 4 years ago
  14. Stunning photo.. a bison mimic ant Posted 4 years ago
  15. Impressive Posted one year ago

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The black garden ant is a formicine ant, the type species of the subgenus ''Lasius'', found all over Europe and in some parts of North America and Asia. It is monogynous, meaning colonies have a single queen.

''Lasius niger'' colonies can reach in size up to around 15,000 workers but 4,000–7,000 is around average. A ''Lasius niger'' queen can live for around 12 years.

''Lasius niger'' is host to a number of temporary social parasites of the Lasius mixtus group including ''Lasius.. more

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Uploaded Mar 28, 2012. Captured in Tåvägen, 430 81 Köpstadsö, Sweden.