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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

connlindajo

Date

May 21, 2014 08:06 PM CDT

Description

A fast mover... did not pose for photo.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

screws

Date

August 25, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Dasymutilla sp Genus Dasymutilla

Observer

supertochtli

Date

December 22, 2014

Description

"Hormiga peluda" observada en tepoztlan morelos

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

scottking

Date

September 2, 2014 01:53 PM CDT

Description

Velvet Ant
Cannon River Wilderness Area (east unit)
Northfield, Minnesota

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

scottking

Date

September 17, 2014 02:59 PM CDT

Description

Velvet Ant
McKnight Prairie
Randolph, Minnesota

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

richardwasson

Date

May 11, 2009

Description

1/2" long found running along the ground.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

rjnjr

Date

June 12, 2014

Description

Velvet Ant - Mutillidae - running on ground at lighting site - Mesquite forest near dry creek - LEG: Robert J. Nuelle III (rnuelle3) - Photography by Robert J. Nuelle Jr. (rjnjr)

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

finatic

Date

November 16, 2014 11:50 AM PST

Place

Otay Mesa (Google, OSM)

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Tags

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

jaykeller

Date

November 16, 2014 12:56 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

troglodytes

Date

October 17, 2014 11:22 AM AKDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

jaykeller

Date

October 18, 2014 06:40 PM PDT

Description

Dasymutilla nocturna
bugguide.net/node/view/148390

Photos / Sounds

Observer

cosmiccat

Date

October 20, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Bug found indoors and released outside.

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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).

No range data available.