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Tribe Dasymutillini

Velvet Ant - Dasymutilla bioculata - female Small Velvet Ant.. - Dasymutilla birkmani - female Red Velvet Ant, male, which kind? - Dasymutilla - male Mutilid - Dasymutilla snoworum Velvet Ant Dasymutilla - Dasymutilla calorata - female Dasymutilla bioculata for Louisiana? - Dasymutilla bioculata Mutillid  - Dasymutilla occidentalis - female Mutillidae - Dasymutilla
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 Sphaeropthalminae
Tribe Dasymutillini
Explanation of Names
Dasymutillini Brothers & Lelej 2017
106 spp. in 3 genera in our area:(1)(2) Dasymutilla (98 spp.), Lomachaeta (7 spp.), Smicromutilla (1 sp.)(3); 24 sub/genera total(4)
New World & Australasia(4)
Works Cited
1.Catalog of Hymenoptera in America North of Mexico
Karl V. Krombein, Paul D. Hurd, Jr., David R. Smith, and B. D. Burks. 1979. Smithsonian Institution Press.
2.A key to genera and subgenera of Mutillidae (Hymenoptera) in America North of Mexico with description of a new genus
Manley D.G., Pitts J.P. 2002. J. Hym. Res. 11: 72-100.
3.Keys to Nearctic Velvet Ants of the Genus Dasymutilla Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae)
4.Phylogeny and higher classification of Mutillidae (Hymenoptera) based on morphological reanalyses
Brothers D.J., Lelej A.S. 2017. J. Hymenopt. Res. 60: 1-97.