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Possible Red Velvet Ant, Dasymutilla occidentalis - Dasymutilla occidentalis - female

Possible Red Velvet Ant, Dasymutilla occidentalis - Dasymutilla occidentalis - Female
Edgewood Area of Aberdeen Proving Ground, Harford County, Maryland, USA
August 9, 2013
Size: About 3/4 to 5/8" long
Found this afternoon on the side of my office building. Very fast runner. I believe it's a female Red Velvet Ant (wasp).

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Yes D. occidentalis
good call

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