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Genus Timulla

Timulla floridensis - Timulla ferrugata - female Insects - Timulla vagans Timulla -? - Timulla suspensa - female Male mutillid - Timulla barbigera - male Really cool looking Ant - Timulla vagans - female Mutillidae - Timulla subhyalina - male Oaxacan Velvet Ant? - Timulla - male Timulla Leona - Timulla leona - male - 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)
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