● Lahontan S.R.A. (loc74) [Churchill Co], NV USA [el. 1219 m / 4000 ft] view location in Google Maps »
● 9/23/11 8:59AM sunny, breezy, air temp: 21°C / 70°F
At this location many Pogonomyrmex subdentatus nests are built in fine, loose sand. Many workers could be seen keeping nest entrances clear, as sand shifted due to the ants' activities, and wind. Here, a worker kicks sand back with her forelegs.