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Harvester ant in Portugal

Observed: 5th June 2012 By: Nick UptonNick Upton’s reputation in InvertebratesNick Upton’s reputation in InvertebratesNick Upton’s reputation in InvertebratesNick Upton’s reputation in Invertebrates
Major worker of European harvester ant (Messor sp.)  dragging a small Plantain flowerhead towards its nest on coastal cliff top, Lagos, Algarve, Portugal, June.
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A major worker Harvester ant with a huge head dragging a Plantain flowerhead towards its nest on a Portuguese cliff top. I'm sure it's a Messor species, but can't say which one, maybe capitatus, barbarus or bouvieri

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