Verde Canyon Trip #9
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Verde River Valley Trip #9
Verde Valley Wildlife

Check your underwear before getting dressed in Red Rocky Country.

Clearing 10 feet (3 m) across made by colony of harvester ants (Pogonomyrmex barbatus).
The ants carefully remove all plants and competing root systems from their subterranean nest.

Colony of harvester ants (Pogonomyrmex barbatus)

  See Harvester Ants In Anza-Borrego Desert  
See Harvester Ants In Anza-Borrego Desert

Robber fly (family Asilidae)

  See The Wayne's Word Page On Flies (Order Diptera)  

Tiger moth (Arctiidae: Possibly Apantesis proxima).

  See The Wayne's Word Page On Moths (Order Lepidoptera)  

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