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Subfamily Sphaeropthalminae

male velvet ant - Dasymutilla - male Bright orange spots - Dasymutilla - female Dasymutilla nocturna - female Velvet ant - Dasymutilla - female Dasymutilla - Dasymutilla bioculata - female Dasymutilla bioculata? - Dasymutilla - female Male Dasymutilla? - Dasymutilla - male Black wasp - Dasymutilla

hymenopteran from Malaise trap - Pseudomethoca torrida Velvet Ant - Pseudomethoca sanbornii - male - female BioBlitz Bug - Pseudomethoca oceola Velvet Ant - Pseudomethoca simillima - female 23Jun2017.BF.HN.hymen6 - Pseudomethoca vanduzei - male Mutillid - Pseudomethoca nephele - female Hymenoptera - Pseudomethoca sanbornii - male Velvet Ant possibly Pseudomethoca quadrinotata? - Pseudomethoca - female

Velvet ant - Sphaeropthalma - female Cool looking wasp.. wasp? - Sphaeropthalma edwardsii mutillid - male Male Mutillid, unknown genus - male Small female velvet ant - Sphaeropthalma - female Velvet Wasp - male Sphaeropthalmini