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-Almost an inch in long
-Orange-Red Color
-Black legs

Ant
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Red Velvet Ant - Photo (c) C Smith, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
marcoperalta's ID: Red Velvet Ant (Dasymutilla occidentalis)
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Red Velvet Ants - Photo (c) Alan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
justin2's ID: Red Velvet Ants (Genus Dasymutilla)
Posted by justin2 about 4 years ago (Flag)
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The Wikipedia article for Dasymutilla occidentalis says its range is the Eastern U.S.? Might need to do some homework on which species of "velvet ant" / cow killer lives out here.

Posted by justin2 about 4 years ago (Flag)
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Red Velvet Ant - Photo (c) C Smith, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
marcoperalta's ID: Red Velvet Ant (Dasymutilla occidentalis)
Red Velvet Ants - Photo (c) Alan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
Community ID: Red Velvet Ants (Genus Dasymutilla)
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