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Interesting Ant - Pseudomyrmex apache

Interesting Ant - Pseudomyrmex apache
Madera Canyon, Pima County, Arizona, USA
May 9, 2010
Size: 8 mm

Moved
Moved from Pseudomyrmex.

Moved
Moved from Pseudomyrmex.

As Jody suggests...
This is likely Ps. apache.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

probably not an ant...
looks like one of those wierd wasp-like hymenops with wingless females.

 
Much too "ant like"
While some Wasps do resemble ants, the petiole of the abdomen looks much too detailed to be a wasp.

It sort of reminds me of this

 
Yeah
It looks like a Pseudomyrmex pallidus.

 
how are you ruling out apache
how are you ruling out apache?

 
I agree.
Looks like Pseudomyrmex to me, too.

 
looks good!
...OK, I am going back to the Coleoptera where I belong :-)

 
Meet you there!

 
Wonderful!
Fabulous shot, Margarethe! I might have to take up "beating" myself! What a cool ant.

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