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Genus Timulla

Velvet Ant - Timulla vagans Timulla floridensis - Timulla ferrugata - female velvet ant - Timulla floridensis - female mutillid 2 - Timulla suspensa Velvet ant - Timulla vagans looks like Sphecodes but not quite - Timulla vagans - male male Velvet Ant? - Timulla subhyalina - male Timulla - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Pompiloidea (Spider Wasps, Velvet Ants and allies)
Family Mutillidae (Velvet Ants)
Subfamily Mutillinae
Genus Timulla
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised in(1)
Explanation of Names
Timulla Ashmead 1899
Numbers
30 spp. in our area(2)
Identification
Characteristics of females:(2)
eyes strongly ovate
mesosoma long, rectangular, typically narrowed in middle
tergite II generally maculated with two spots or lines of pale setae
See the key in (2) for details
Remarks
The only member of the tribe Trogaspidiini within our range.