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Ants, Supersized

Predator

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

Predator

The long, sharp jaws of this Pheidole obscurithorax soldier ant indicate a predominately predatory species.

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