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Monomorium tending to leaf fragments?

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#1 Offline UtahAnts - Posted June 7 2022 - 3:58 PM

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While flipping rocks recently, I found a Monomorium minimum colony that had workers tending to tiny bits of what looked like leaves. Is this common for Monomorium to do?

 

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