Bullet ant ( Paraponera clavata )
Also known as the lesser giant hunting ant, conga ant, buna, hormiga veinticuatro ("24 hour ant", the length of time the effects of its painful bite last). On average around 1" / 2.5cm long. Found from Nicaragua south to Paraguay in tropical rainforests.
Photograph ID: BolInsect2010D2
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