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Observer

insectophile

Date

June 16, 2013 11:33 AM CDT

Description

Saw at least three different individuals in the area.

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Observer

kmenard

Date

March 15, 2013 09:09 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Specimen in collection

kmenard Project curator ID

Dasymutilla klugii

Photos / Sounds

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What

Myrmilloides sp. Family Mutillidae

Observer

kmenard

Date

May 11, 1949

Description

Pinned specimen of Myrmilloides sp., a new county record

jacob2702 Project curator ID

Family Mutillidae

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Observer

kmenard

Date

July 1, 2010

Description

Pinned specimen collected from Dr. Laurie Vitt and Dr. Jan Caldwell's home property in LeFlore Co., Oklahoma

jacob2702 Project curator ID

Pseudomethoca propinqua

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Observer

jacob2702

Date

July 22, 2011

jacob2702 Project curator ID

Dasymutilla occidentalis
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Velvet Ants (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) are a unique group of wasps that are extremely diverse in the state of Oklahoma. Primarily found in dry, sandy environments, wingless females of these wasps are commonly found roaming around the ground looking for prey and nest sites of other insects to lay their eggs. They are often fairly hairy, and brightly colored in orange, reds, whites and blacks. ...more ↓

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