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 12:29PM overcast, breezy, air temp: 30°C / 86°F
[Image 1 of 2] Another view of the foraging P. anzensis worker from the previous image. These ants moved at a constant, steady pace as they searched their rocky habitat for food - rarely pausing. This made them quite difficult to photograph.