Images of Pogonomyrmex barbatus
- the red harvester, at various locations in Texas and Arizona, USA. Scroll down PAST BOTTOM OF PAGE for complete image description, and CLICK large image to make it even LARGER...
● approx. 15 miles SW of Sonora [Sutton Co], TX USA [el. 658 m / 2160 ft] ● 3/02/10 1:10PM sun/clouds, air temp: 14°C / 57°F
Only a few P. barbatus workers were active on this cool, partly cloudy afternoon. This area was very damp after recent rains, and this worker can be seen to have water droplets clinging to her body as she emerges from the nest.