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Family Mutillidae - Velvet Ants


Timulla ferrugata - male Velvet Ant - Timulla dubitatiformis Ephuta argenticeps - female Mutillidae - Timulla vagans velvet ant - Timulla suspensa - female Ephuta Timulla Leona - Timulla leona - female Mutillidae - Timulla vagans

small velvet ant - Pseudomethoca frigida - female Velvet ant - Dasymutilla sackenii - female Male P. anthracina - Pseudomethoca anthracina - male Velvet Ant - Pseudomethoca frigida - female Hairy Velvet Ant Punctated Surfaces - Dasymutilla arenivaga - male Dasymutilla nigripes - male Bradynobaenidae or Mutillidae? Sphaeropthalma imperialis female observed by Jeff Heard - Sphaeropthalma imperialis - female