Joined: 04 Sep 2008
Location: southern New Brunswick, Canada
|Posted: Wed May 24, 2017 5:28 am Post subject: The Great Carpenter Ant
A large mostly black ant but with some red on the body. Nests in wood.
Image shows nest entrance being guarded by workers.
Nikon 200 mm AF Micro-Nikkor @ f/22; flash.
student of entomology
Quote – Holmes on ‘Entomology’
” I suppose you are an entomologist ? “
” Not quite so ambitious as that, sir. I should like to put my eyes on the individual entitled to that name.
No man can be truly called an entomologist,
sir; the subject is too vast for any single human intelligence to grasp.”
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr
The Poet at the Breakfast Table.
Nikon camera, lenses and objectives
Olympus microscope and objectives