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Recent observations

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Red Velvet Ants Genus Dasymutilla

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chrisrohrer

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December 3, 2016 04:27 PM MST

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francisco3

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December 5, 2016 10:51 AM HST

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Red Velvet Ants Genus Dasymutilla

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emmguevara

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October 2, 2016 01:20 PM CDT

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Red Velvet Ants Genus Dasymutilla

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larry14

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August 6, 2016

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What

Red Velvet Ant Dasymutilla aureola

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jaykeller

Date

October 16, 2016 09:55 AM PDT

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francisco3

Date

November 30, 2016 10:45 AM HST

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Red Velvet Ants Genus Dasymutilla

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taharms48

Date

November 25, 2016 03:44 PM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Red Velvet Ant Dasymutilla occidentalis

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peggyo

Date

October 11, 2012 01:45 PM EDT

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Red Velvet Ants Genus Dasymutilla

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larry-heronema

Date

November 23, 2016 11:05 AM PST

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Red Velvet Ants Genus Dasymutilla

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joel_laurean

Date

September 3, 2016 09:39 PM HST

Description

Una hormiga aterciopelada caminando por el suelo

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What

Dasymutilla quadriguttata Dasymutilla quadriguttata

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psweet

Date

September 9, 2013 11:16 AM CDT

Description

SONY DSC

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ptexis

Date

November 17, 2016 06:08 PM CST
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Description from Wikipedia

The genus Dasymutilla belongs to the Mutillidae family. The females of the genus are well known for their painful sting, which is where many gain their common name, Cow Killer. The female is wingless and often resemble large ants while the males still retain their wings. The larva of the Dasymutilla are external parasites to various types of hymenoptera. When disturbed the Dasymutilla makes a high-pitched squeaking sound identical to the Pogonomyrmex (Harvester ant).

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