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Harvester ants? - Pogonomyrmex maricopa

Harvester ants? - Pogonomyrmex maricopa
San Pedro House, east of Sierra Vista, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
October 9, 2009

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Moved from ID Request.

Pogonomyrmex
Yes. they are genus Pogonomyrmex, based on the bright red coloration and the apparent lack of epitnotal spines I would say P. maricopa.

 
Appreciate
the ID and the comments, Gordon. Went back to this nest today and examined several specimens and they lack epinotal spines.

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