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These red ants with large mandibles were very aggressive, even threatening the camera (second picture). They were caring for a batch of what looks like just hatched Treehopper nymphs.
Heavy shrubbery along the highway between San Cristobal de Las Casas and Tuxtla Gutierrez, km 11.5, 865 meters.
Lat: 16.70, Long: -92.90
Spotted on Aug 20, 2013
Submitted on Oct 26, 2013