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Ant - Pogonomyrmex barbatus

Ant - Pogonomyrmex barbatus
Village of Oak Creek, Yavapai County, Arizona, USA
July 5, 2013

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Ant - Pogonomyrmex barbatus Ant - Pogonomyrmex barbatus

Moved
Moved from Harvester Ants.

Moved
Moved from Ants.

P. barbatus seems to be about
P. barbatus seems to be about right.

Pogonomyrmex
I saw a couple ones doing the exact same stinger-cleaning behavior last night! It seemed to get quite a bit of attention for whatever reason.

Given the propedal spines, I'm guessing P. barbadus (or in the barbadus group)? (wait for an expert before moving)

Moved
Moved from ID Request.