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Polyrhachis dives - Golden Weaver Ant  Geotagged,Golden weaver ant,Malaysia,Polyrhachis dives,Spring Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

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  1. That is an incredible shot! Well done! Posted 4 months ago
    1. thanks...
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  2. Nice one! Posted 4 months ago
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The Golden weaver ant is a species from Southeast Asia, and although they are not considered as true weaver ants, like the genus Oecophylla, they actually do weave their nest, using larval silk and all kinds of organic material. Nesting habits seem to be identical throughout the range. P. dives is found in open woodlands and swampy coastal plains, where it builds a characteristic carton structure on the lower branches of trees and shrubs, joining the foliage and twigs with silk to form the nest.. more

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Uploaded Sep 9, 2019. Captured May 17, 2012 15:19 in Unnamed Road, 91000 Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia.
  • NIKON D90
  • f/40.0
  • 10737418/2
  • 60mm