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californicus complex

Ant from Dome Valley, Arizona - Pogonomyrmex californicus Closeup of live Pogonomyrmex anzensis worker, showing 6-toothed mandibles. - Pogonomyrmex anzensis Pogonomyrmex magnacanthus? - Pogonomyrmex hoelldobleri Pogonomyrmex magnacanthus? - Pogonomyrmex hoelldobleri Pogonomyrmex? - Pogonomyrmex californicus Orange Ant - Pogonomyrmex ant colony, bare desert ground - Pogonomyrmex maricopa Pogonomyrmex badius - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Formicoidea (Ants)
Family Formicidae (Ants)
Subfamily Myrmicinae
Tribe Pogonomyrmecini
Genus Pogonomyrmex (Harvester Ants)
No Taxon californicus complex
Identification
See genus page for a complete overview of species groups and species in our area.