● Old Spanish Trail Rd, near Tucson [Pima Co], AZ USA [el. 1049 m / 3442 ft] view location in Google Maps »
● 11/04/2010 4:01PM sunny, air temp: 26°C / 79°F
[IMAGE 1 of 2] A beautiful Pheidole xerophila major worker near Tucson, AZ USA. The disproportionately large heads of the majors house the muscles that drive their powerful mandibles - useful for defensive duties, and for milling seeds. - Pogolumina - Pogonomyrmex Harvester Ants of North America
Amazing ants of the genus Pheidole imaged in Arizona, USA. Scroll down PAST BOTTOM OF PAGE for complete image description, and CLICK large image to make it even LARGER...
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