Pogonomyrmex desertorum

Pogonomyrmex desertorum worker. These ants seemed to become much more common around the time of the summer monsoon rains in Tucson. You can see that this one has dried clay on her petiole (the thin 'waist' of the ant)
Pogonomyrmex desertorum worker. These ants seemed to become much more common around the time of the summer monsoon rains in Tucson. You can see that this one has dried clay on her petiole (the thin 'waist' of the ant)