Trypoxylon as prey
|Greedy fire ants cover this injured Blue Devil and finish her off. In an hour, there will only be the husk of her body.||This Blue Devil is caught in a spider web. The spider is careful to stay at the head end. Who will eat whom?|
Image Copyright 2002, David L. Green
Fire ants (Solenopsis invicta)
invading nest to eat the brood.
How can anything withstand the continous onslaught?
larvae: her babies
Trypoxylon pupae: her adolescents
Trypoxylon prey: found in nest
Trypoxylon gathering mud