Cerapachys augustae
Cerapachys augustae is not commonly seen in Arizona. These specimens were found under rocks by Eli Sarnat and Justin Smith at Ant Course, in Arizona's Chiricahua Mountains The ants were nesting under rocks.

Cerapachys is thought to prey primarily upon other ants, especially Pheidole. Perhaps that is why they have such heavily armored exoskeletons.

Cerapachys is supposed to raid in a manner similar to that of army ants. There have also been reports of Cerapachys being collected as they walked along with Neivamyrmex Army Ant columns.


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Cerapahys augustae pupa
Cerapahys augustae pupa
Cerapahys augustae worker, side view
Cerapahys augustae worker, side view
Cerapahys augustae worker worker with pupae
Cerapahys augustae worker worker with pupae
Cerapahys augustae worker worker with pupae
Cerapahys augustae worker worker with pupae
Cerapahys augustae worker worker
Cerapahys augustae worker worker
Cerapahys augustae worker worker carrying pupa
Cerapahys augustae worker worker carrying pupa
Cerapahys augustae worker worker, rear view
Cerapahys augustae worker worker, rear view