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Spiky Ant -

Polyrhachis mucronata - Polyrhachis ant


Black-quit big for an Ant ( at least what i think ) 2 spiny horns on the back and front. Backside was bended down. Only one to be seen. No other species around or to be found.

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Brian38 a year ago

Your welcome Kitchil! Great pics of this ant! I just wonder how it uses those long back legs and spikes? You have a wonderful overall collection!!

KitchilPus a year ago

Thanks for the ID Mr Brian.

Brian38 a year ago

This is one of the Spiny ants. Genus Polyrhachis. Possibly Polyrhachis mucronata?

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Dumaguete, Negros Oriental, Philippines

Spotted on Dec 12, 2018
Submitted on Dec 15, 2018

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