The nest architecture of the Florida harvester ant

BIOONE Online Journals – The nest architecture of the Florida harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex badius

A plaster cast of a large Pogonomyrmex badius nest. This nest consisted of 135 chambers and 12 meters of vertical shafts. The top-heavy distribution of chamber area and spacing is typical for the species, as are the helical shafts and the decrease of chamber size with depth (photo by Charles Badland).

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