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(NRP-174) Leafcutter ant close up

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Leafcutter ant close up
Kim Findlay, Matt Hutchings and Barrie Wilkinson (UEA & JIC)

This image of a leafcutter worker ant Acromyrmex echinatior was captured by Scanning Electron Micrograph (SEM). Leafcutter ants are being studied by scientists on the Norwich Research Park who are looking for new sources of antibiotics.

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