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bigheaded ant

Pheidole megacephala


Thanks to Eric Noora for the ID... I think these ants are interesting looking, but tend to be cautious with them because they bite.


High desert, northern New Mexico.

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Eric Noora
Eric Noora 12 years ago
Bigheaded Ant
Pheidole megacephala Pheidole megacephala

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Eric Noora
Eric Noora 12 years ago

Glad to help textless. This is actually the soldier ant or major worker ant :-)

textless 12 years ago

Thanks Eric!

Eric Noora
Eric Noora 12 years ago

You're right Textless. Its a bigheaded ant. Have a similar spotting which I am about to post as well. Yours is much clearer though :-)

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New Mexico, USA

Spotted on Sep 21, 2011
Submitted on Sep 21, 2011

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