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0 0 Cow Killer Ant

Cow Killer Ant

by mdinsyColorado, USA

Black and red velvet; actually a wasp

0 3 Velvet Ant or Cow Killer

Velvet Ant or Cow Killer

by BethAngermeierCave-In-Rock, Illinois, USA

1 0 Cow Killer

Cow Killer

by sleighgreenSouth Carolina, USA

7 9 Cow Killer

Cow Killer

by Jen Draude-WilsonNashville-Davidson, Tennessee, USA

5 2 Red Velvet Ant (Cow Killer)

Red Velvet Ant (Cow Killer)

by jamiedellingerCharlotte, North Carolina, USA

3 1 Cow Killer Ant

Cow Killer Ant

Missouri, USA

PRETTY!

2 3 Cow Killer

Cow Killer

by ColtMooneyMississippi, USA

0 0 Cow Killer

Cow Killer

by TammiThiele-DoshierJasper, Arkansas, USA

0 0 Cow-killer wasp

Cow-killer wasp

by zapabioJundiaí, SP, Brazil

0 0 Cow Killer Wasp

Cow Killer Wasp

by 888Rutledge, Georgia, USA

0 0 Red Velvet Ant

Red Velvet Ant

by JeffClaytonGreensboro, North Carolina, USA

Red and black stripes, velvet looking appearance

0 0 Velvet Ant

Velvet Ant

by kjgrinterLawrence, Kansas, USA

This is a male due to the wings.

0 0 Velvet Ant

Velvet Ant

by RachelMPaoli, Indiana, USA

Also known as the Cow

0 0 Red Velvet Ant or Cow Killer

Red Velvet Ant or Cow Killer

by LindaKing2East Ridge, Tennessee, USA

0 1 Velvet ant

Velvet ant

by ChristineArcoWilliamsDurham, North Carolina, USA

0 2 Velvet Ant aka Cow killer

Velvet Ant aka Cow killer

by Hema ShahCalifornia, USA

Found in the meadows amongst wild flowers. Velvet Ant. Dasymutilla sp aka as ...

0 0 cow killer / velvet ant

cow killer / velvet ant

by bowhunter187Hudson, New Hampshire, USA

the cow

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cow killer

by MichaelMorrisKentucky, USA

to be strong enough to kill a cow, hence ...

0 0 Cow killer or velvet ant

Cow killer or velvet ant

by jozin.joeOregon, USA

Alkaline flat with silver sage

0 1 Eastern Velvet Ant (Cow Killer)

Eastern Velvet Ant (Cow Killer)

by Jonathan17Kansas, USA

Orange and black fuzzy stripes. Six legs. Hissing sound.

13 14 Red Velvet Ant

Red Velvet Ant

by VictoriaShirleyPhotographySouth Carolina, USA

a female "cow

7 7 Red velvet ant (female)

Red velvet ant (female)

by KarenLFranklin, Tennessee, USA

1/2" long red velvet ant or cow

0 0 Cow Killer

Cow Killer

by Nann Hudson FlowersMissouri, USA

Black and red hairy body, mimicking an ant. When disturbed lets out a ...

1 0 "Cow Killer" Ant

"Cow Killer" Ant

by the.irrelevant.oneBrookhaven, Mississippi, USA

This is actually a female wasp. Adults are nectar-feeders but the larvae are ...

3 0 Red velvet ant (female)

Red velvet ant (female)

by ScottLewisVirginia, USA

A red and black wingless wasp covered in velvety hair. About 3/4"long.

1 0 Red Velvet Ant (aka Cow Killer)

Red Velvet Ant (aka Cow Killer)

by LauraMaeChesapeake City, Virginia, USA

Red Velvet Ant (aka Cow

2 3 Red velvet ant or "cow killer"

Red velvet ant or "cow killer"

by ThaddeusFearsWinston-Salem, North Carolina, USA

Found him while on a walk; he was wandering, solitarily, in a clover patch.

0 1 Twobanded Antmimic

Twobanded Antmimic

by NibblyConway, Arkansas, USA

Bright red spider with black bands across its legs and back. Resembles the Red ...

0 0 Spotting

Spotting

by HannahVongsavangGeorgia, USA

Possibly an adult male Red Velvet Ant/Cow ...

0 0 Red velvet ant Cow killer

Red velvet ant Cow killer

by Michelle ClementsHuntsville, Alabama, USA

Also known as eastern velvet ant. It is actually a wasp. Females are wingless ...

10 0 Cow Killer (male)

Cow Killer (male)

by LivanEscuderoTennessee, USA

This boldly colored male velvet ant flew by me and landed on some young pines ...

0 0 Cow Killer or Red Velvet Ant (female)

Cow Killer or Red Velvet Ant (female)

by gatorfellowsDenton, Texas, USA

Females recognized by large size, bold black-and-orange pattern, thorax longer ...

14 16 Red velvet ant or Cow Killer Ant

Red velvet ant or Cow Killer Ant

by RickBohlerJacksonville, Florida, USA

These insects are wasps, not ants. Females are wingless and covered with dense ...

1 2 Eastern Velvet Ant

Eastern Velvet Ant

by freelancingKaufman, Texas, USA

Red and black wingless female wasp.

0 0 Cow Killer

Cow Killer

by chesterbperryTennessee, USA

, many say is painful enough to kill a cow.

2 0 Cow Killer

Cow Killer

by JoAnneDavisMadison, Indiana, USA

painful sting that "is strong enough to kill a

6 0 Red Velvet Ant

Red Velvet Ant

by mary.gallo.mMaryland, USA

velvet ant is the "cow

0 1 Velvet Ant or Cow Killer

Velvet Ant or Cow Killer

Danville, Kentucky, USA

The bug was about an inch in length including the antennae. It has 6 black ...

1 1 Cow Killer (female)

Cow Killer (female)

by BugEricColorado Springs, Colorado, USA

About 12-15 millimeters in body length, colored as shown. This may be a worn ...