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Ants, Supersized

Worker Subcastes

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Pheidole ants Worker SubcastesSoldiers and Minors Killing Prey Brood Nest Predator Competing Colonies Portaging Aphids

Worker Subcastes

This picture shows workers, soldiers and supersoldiers mingling in this ant colony

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