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These photos and videos are related to exploding ants and were made in the framework of our WWTF Project on Exploding Ants. For media requests please contact Alexey Kopchinskiy.
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Colobopsis explodens attacking exploding ant of another species
Colobopsis explodens attacking exploding ant of another species

Colobopsis...

Alexey Kopchinskiy 6 months ago 24,717

Newly described Colobopsis explodens ant was sitting in the Petri plate. Another

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Colobopsis explodens attacks Weaver on explodens host tree
Colobopsis explodens attacks Weaver on explodens host tree

Colobopsis...

Alexey Kopchinskiy 6 months ago 602

A Weaver ant is introduced on a brunch of Colobopsis explodens host tree. Colobopsis

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AR (All Red) vs Non COCY ant
AR (All Red) vs Non COCY ant

AR (All Red) vs...

Alexey Kopchinskiy 6 months ago 319

Two AR are placed together in Petri plate with larger non COCY ant. One AR attacks immideately.

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Colobopsis explodens vs LY
Colobopsis explodens vs LY

Colobopsis...

Alexey Kopchinskiy 6 months ago 518

Colobopsis explodens are very aggressive towars larger LY ants. LY stands for Large Yes and got

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Colobopsis explodens vs Weaver ant
Colobopsis explodens vs Weaver ant

Colobopsis...

Alexey Kopchinskiy 6 months ago 943

Aggressive Weaver ant would always attack first, no matter what kind enemy it is confronted

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Colobopsis explodens after explosion
Colobopsis explodens after explosion

Colobopsis...

Alexey Kopchinskiy 6 months ago 480

Colobopsis explodens is lying dead after committing its suicidal behavior in defending its

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