Pseudomyrmex pallidus
Arizona, USA

photograph © Alex Wild 2007

Portrait of a Pseudomyrmex worker.

USA AZ Pima Co.: 16 km ESE Green Valley
31º46.907'N 110º50.583'W 1200m
20.v.2007 Ant nest in dead branches of living Prosopis tree, Sonoran desert wash.
#AW2903, voucher specimens deposited at ALWC.

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This image was captured with a Canon EOS 20D, using a Canon MP-E 65mm 1-5x macro lens.