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A closer look at the Purple-rimmed Carabus,

I thought I would take a closer look at the Carabus nemoralis I photographed on Sunday. I chose this photo because it has less of the coppery sheen which was previously revealed, mainly due to the flash angle. In […]

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Black-with-a-little-red-bit-in-the-middle Ant

If I were to use Ted MacRae’s new Revised Key to Formicidae of North America, this could be a hybrid between Formica meganigra (big black ant) and Formica rubra (red ant). Note the black head […]

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