Plaster Cast of an Ant Mound.


This is a plaster cast of a large Pogonomyrmex badius nest (ant mound). 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.

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Posted on by Joshua Dysart Posted in Cool Stuff!, Journal, Science & Tech

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