Black Carpenter Ants (Camponotus pennsylvanicus) tend Giant Bark Aphids (Longistigma caryae) for their honeydew.
Contributor:Clarence Holmes Wildlife / Alamy Stock Photo
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Dimensions:4908 x 3272 px | 41.6 x 27.7 cm | 16.4 x 10.9 inches | 300dpi
Date taken:7 June 2016
Location:Bear Mountain State Park, Stony Point, NY, United States
Black Carpenter Ants tend and provide protection to Giant Bark Aphids and feed off of their honeydew in a symbiotic relationship.