Pogonomyrmex bicolor - Bicolored Harvester Ant
Arizona, USA

photograph © Alex Wild 2006

Pogonomyrmex bicolor is a pretty but uncommonly seen harvester ant in North America.

USA AZ Pima Co.: Tucson Mountains 
32º15.817'N 111º03.762'W 750m. 8.vii.2006.
Sonoran Desert Wash, nest in soil. 
#AW2839, voucher specimens deposited at ALWC.

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