Brachymyrmex obscurior


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Brachymyrmex obscurior on sunflower leaf. You can tell how small these little formicines are by comparing them to the size of the leaf hairs.
Brachymyrmex obscurior on sunflower leaf. You can tell how small these little formicines are by comparing them to the size of the leaf hairs.
Brachymyrmex obscurior on buckhorn cholla, near extrafloral nectary.
Brachymyrmex obscurior on buckhorn cholla, near extrafloral nectary.
Brachymyrmex obscurior on brittlebush leaf.
Brachymyrmex obscurior on brittlebush leaf.
Brachymyrmex obscurior on paloverde tree trunk.
Brachymyrmex obscurior on paloverde tree trunk.
Brachymyrmex obscurior on my finger for scale.
Brachymyrmex obscurior on my finger for scale.
Winged queen Brachymrymex obscurior. You can see the much smaller, pale yellow males on either side of her, but partially obscured by dirt.
Winged queen Brachymrymex obscurior. You can see the much smaller, pale yellow males on either side of her, but partially obscured by dirt.
Winged queen Brachymrymex obscurior.
Winged queen Brachymrymex obscurior.
Winged queen Brachymrymex obscurior, held in my fingers for scale.
Winged queen Brachymrymex obscurior, held in my fingers for scale.