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Dasymutilla - Photo (c) Alan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
boomersoonerintexas's ID: Genus Dasymutilla, a member of Nocturnal Velvet Ants (Subfamily Sphaeropthalminae)
Posted by boomersoonerintexas about 4 years ago (Flag)
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Females wingless. Many species - some known as red velvet ants or cow killers. I have been stung by one and even though it may not kill a cow you DO know you have been stung!

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Dasymutilla - Photo (c) Alan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
james5's ID: Genus Dasymutilla, a member of Nocturnal Velvet Ants (Subfamily Sphaeropthalminae)
Posted by james5 about 4 years ago (Flag)
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Dasymutilla - Photo (c) Alan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
james5's ID: Genus Dasymutilla, a member of Nocturnal Velvet Ants (Subfamily Sphaeropthalminae)
Dasymutilla - Photo (c) Alan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
Community ID: Genus Dasymutilla, a member of Nocturnal Velvet Ants (Subfamily Sphaeropthalminae)
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