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Indian Weaver Ant Queen

Oecophylla smaragdina


Oecophylla smaragdina (common names include weaver ant, green ant, green tree ant, semut rangrang, semut kerangga, and orange gaster) is a species of arboreal ant found in tropical Asia and Australia. These ants form colonies with multiple nests in trees, each nest being made of leaves stitched together using the silk produced by the ant larvae.


tropical forest area


Found During Macro photowalk at Tapi Forest are

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1 Comment

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway a year ago

Good spotting all round. Thanks for the notes.

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Kakarda, Gujarat, India

Spotted on Jul 6, 2021
Submitted on Jul 6, 2021

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