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Velvet Ant - male - female

Velvet Ant - Male Female
Boynton Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
July 1, 2011
Size: 3/4"approx
I know the larger insect is a wingless wasp known as Velvet Ant. Is the second winged insect the male?

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The female looks like Dasymutilla occidentalis, but the male does not look like a male D. occidentalis (although it does appear to be a velvet ant):



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The female is definitely Dasymutilla occidentalis. The male looks like Pseudomethoca sanbornii.

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