Pulaski County, Kentucky, USA May 13, 2008 Size: 6 -7 mm
I found this small mutillid running across a woodland trail. The smallest velvet ant I have encountered thus far. I don't know how well it shows up, but there is a definite carina along the hind margin of the head. It starts a good ways behind the eyes, goes along the rear margin of the head, and ends as a projection/tooth at the bottom of the head.
These are horrible pictures but hopefully an ID can be made. Looks similar to Pseudomethoca frigida in the guide.
Contributed by Brad Barnd on 2 September, 2008 - 9:30pm Last updated 10 June, 2011 - 5:53pm
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