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Harvester Ant alates - Pogonomyrmex
Pena Blanca Recreation Area, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, USA
July 27, 2013
I got down close to this colony, where winged individuals (alates) were emerging. These are all queens-to-be (see comments, thanks for correction). I managed not to get stung, thanks to the help of friends that brushed a few wayward ants off my back before they could reach flesh.