Aug. 30, 2012 8:18 a.m. P1160052
What luck to see a queen and a male Carebara longii ants mating at LBJ WC. Other males were attracted and one became lunch for a waiting Peppered Jumper spider. Seen at LBJ WC. Formicid.
Aug. 30, 2012 8:18 a.m. P1160051
In the midst of the queen and male ant business (Caebara longii) the second male falls prey to a Peppered Jumper. Formicid.
Aug. 30, 2012 8:21 a.m. P1160066
A better look at the Carebara longii Queen Ant as she waits for the male to return. At LBJ WC. Formicid.