Image: Ants eating cicada, jjron 22.11.2009

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Description: Meat-eater ants (Iridomyrmex purpureus) working cooperatively to devour a cicada (possibly Psaltoda moerens but damage to the victim makes a definite identification difficult to confirm). The cicada is approximately 60-70mm long, the ants are approximately 15mm long. East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, 11 Nov, 2009.
Title: Ants eating cicada, jjron 22.11.2009
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Author: jjron
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