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Photo#288561
Odontomachus sp. - Odontomachus clarus

Odontomachus sp. - Odontomachus clarus
tucson, pima County, Arizona, USA
June 14, 2009
Size: 10mm

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O. clarus, the only southwest species
Moved from Trapjaw Ants.

Beautiful photos
I second the kudos. A very nice series of photos.

Here's an episode of CBC's Quirks & Quarks that discusses trapjaw ants. The web page has links to video, among other things.

Odontomachus
See http://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20q?search=Odontomachus+clarus

The species MAY BE clarus.
GREAT PHOTOS!

 
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Thanks for the ID! Moving to the genus page, no species page yet. I found this video that's quite fascinating: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZLqTnZRtXE

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