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 Red harvester ant (Pogonomyrmex barbatus)




Red harvester ant | Pogonomyrmex barbatus photo
Profile view of ant Pogonomyrmex barbatus

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Red harvester ant | Pogonomyrmex barbatus photo
Dorsal view of ant Pogonomyrmex barbatus

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Red harvester ant | Pogonomyrmex barbatus photo
Head view of ant Pogonomyrmex barbatus

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RED HARVESTER ANT FACTS

Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Formicidae
Genus:Pogonomyrmex
Species:barbatus
Common Name:Red harvester ant


Relatives in same Genus
  Western harvester ant (P. occidentalis)
  Rough harvester ant (P. rugosus)