The Anza Desert Harvester; Pogonomyrmex anzensis in California, USA. Scroll down PAST BOTTOM OF PAGE for complete image description, and CLICK large image to make it even LARGER...
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● Anza-Borrego Desert S.P., Ocotillo Wells Vehicular Rec. Area, [San Diego Co], CA USA [el. 121 m / 398 ft] map location not yet available » ● 4/06/11 1:20PM overcast, breezy, air temp: 30°C / 86°F
[Image 2 of 2] Close-up view of the P. anzensis nest area indicated in the previous image. The entrance itself was a cave-like vertical opening, located just under the tip of the white rock at the arrow's point. Ruler is 15 cm / 6 inches.