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Genus Veromessor - Smooth Harvester Ants

Small wasp with designer wings? No, actually an ant, likely messor. - Veromessor - male desert ant - Veromessor pergandei Black Harvester - Veromessor pergandei Ant Cricket & Smooth Harvester Ants - Veromessor andrei found dead indoors - Veromessor pergandei Veromessor lariversi worker. - Veromessor lariversi Messor - Veromessor pergandei - female A Pinnacles National Park ant - Veromessor andrei
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Formicoidea (Ants)
Family Formicidae (Ants)
Subfamily Myrmicinae
Tribe Stenammini
Genus Veromessor (Smooth Harvester Ants)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
formerly in Pheidolini
Explanation of Names
Veromessor Forel 1917