Pogonomyrmex barbatus (Red Harvester Ant)

Ants often have uninvited guests that stay in their nests. This Tenebrionid beetle larva is related to Mealworm Beetles. It was in side a Pogonomyrmex barbatus nest, probably living on the ants' seed stores.
Ants often have uninvited guests that stay in their nests. This Tenebrionid beetle larva is related to Mealworm Beetles. It was in side a Pogonomyrmex barbatus nest, probably living on the ants' seed stores.