Ant Origin: The harvester ant .Pogonomyrmex barbatus F. Smith, ranges from Kansas and Oklahoma through western Texas into Mexico and southward through New Mexico and Arizona. It occurs sporadically in extreme southern Utah as well
Venom: Bite is Painful and can require medical attention if allergic to it.
Food:The harvester ant eats mainly vegetables and seeds it gets from foraging but also will eat insects and bugs.
Size: Harvester ant workers are about 1/4-1/2 in (4.7-11.5 mm) long
Color: Orange to reddish brown but can vary
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum:
Insecta Order: Hymenoptera