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Green Tree (weaver) Ant

Oecophylla smaragdina

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4 Comments

IanMichaelIleto
IanMichaelIleto 9 years ago

Jade was the word I was looking for :D jade-bellied ants! Nature's precious jewels! They're beautiful CataAna!

CataAna
CataAna 9 years ago

Thank you very much! They were just beautiful in the sunlight, like little jade jewels.

IanMichaelIleto
IanMichaelIleto 9 years ago

Green Tree Ant: Oecophylla smaragdina
This is similar to the all red weaver ants that we have here in the Philippines.
Try these links:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/25747229@N0...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oecophylla_...

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 9 years ago

They seem hungry! :P
They are very striking with their green "bellies"

CataAna
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CataAna

0822, Northern Territory, Australia

Spotted on Jun 28, 2011
Submitted on Jun 29, 2011

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