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Hard to get a good shot of these guys
Thank you, but it's definitely not a weaver ant. I'm leaning towards it being a California Harvester Ant.
Ants are often hard to ID, at least for me. This may be a harvester ant (Pogonomyrmex). I got stung by one once and it wasn't a pleasant sensation. This particular ant looks a little like a weaver ant, but I'm not sure weaver ants live in southern California and while I'm sure weaver ants sometimes descend to the ground they are tree-dwelling obligates.
Spotted on Nov 15, 2011 Submitted on Nov 22, 2011
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