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Ants on Peonies

I saw these ants on peony flower buds yesterday. Peonies always attract ants. ¬†They seem to get some kind of food from the tips of the emerging petals. I think these are Formica subsericea.  

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Peony Ants

Peony buds always seem to attract a number of ants. I think this is Formica subsericea Either there are numbers of ants or there are numbers of other insects–often flies. These peonies had a number of very colorful bluebottle flies, … Continue reading

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