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Ant with scale insect


Beyond any doubt these are ants...but I have never seen any with such 'pointy' abdomens...almost heart-shaped.


On a mango tree in the grounds of the Hotel we stayed at near Hampi...ruins of an ancient city. State Karnataka, India.


Just found out that the state of Karnataka in India is particularly rich in ants. Crematogaster?

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Karnataka, India

Lat: 15.18, Long: 76.62

Spotted on Aug 19, 2018
Submitted on Aug 23, 2018

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