Long Ant?

Yumbo, Colombia

Unfortunately I couldn't get a good photo as he was making a run for it.

This message was edited Jan 26, 2019 3:31 PM

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Yumbo, Colombia

Slightly different view

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Minot, ND

It's a type of ant known as a trap-jaw ant; looks like an Odontomachus sp. See https://www.alexanderwild.com/Ants/Making-a-Living/The-Trap-Jaw-Ants/i-8ctX4qr for an example.

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Yumbo, Colombia

Wonderful thank you! I've heard of them. They close their jaws with phenomenal speed.

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