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Cow Killer - Dasymutilla occidentalis - female

Cow Killer - Dasymutilla occidentalis - Female
Westhampton, Suffolk County, New York, USA
August 1, 2014
A better shot than the one from last year. It was cooler and they seemed just slightly slower.
An observation about the legs: the front and middle legs always seemed to be together/parallel. Wonder if this is supposed to make it look like a spider? As if this insect isn't bad enough already.