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Photo#392403
velvet ant - Pseudomethoca simillima - female

velvet ant - Pseudomethoca simillima - Female
Baiting Hollow, Suffolk County, New York, USA
May 2, 2010
Observed running through leaf litter and sand.

Looks like something in Pseudomethoca here:

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velvet ant - Pseudomethoca simillima - female velvet ant - Pseudomethoca simillima - female

Moved
Moved from Velvet Ants.

Definitely a cutey
This one is Pseudomethoca simillima. Great shots!

 
Thanks, Kevin
It was a real treat to find it.
If I see another one I hope it stops running for 1 second.

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