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Pogonomyrmex barbatus, The Red Harvester Ant
The primary source of food for Red Harvester Ants are seeds, which they hoard in great numbers, hence their common name. Pogonomyrmex barbatus will forage at distances up to around 20...

Do ants remember?
Whilst it is not fully understood if ants have memories, there is observational evidence to suggest that Red Harvester Ant (Pogonomyrmex barbatus) workers have memories of approximately 10 seconds. An experiment...

Ant Genome Sequencing
In 2011 the genomes of the Argentine ant (Linepithema humile) and the red harvester ant (Pogonomyrmex barbatus) were sequenced. This sequencing provides insights on how ant embryos with the same genetic...

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