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New large queen ant - Pogonomyrmex comanche - female

New large queen ant - Pogonomyrmex comanche - Female
Midland, Midland County, Texas, USA
July 19, 2013
Size: 3/4"
Found this large queen in the yard starting a new nest. I have several Comanche Harvester ants nests in the yard but this ant is almost twice their size.

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New large queen ant - Pogonomyrmex comanche - female New large queen ant - Pogonomyrmex comanche - female New large queen ant - Pogonomyrmex comanche - female

midland
Hi there,
just seeing if there was anyone else from west texas contributing the collection of images.
youve got pics of things i've never seen before. i mostly photograph spiders when i come across them, except wolf spiders, those are everywhere :)

Moved
Indeed queens are a bit larger than workers. To wit:


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