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Dasymutilla occidentalis (Linnaeus)
dasymutilla occidentalis http://www.pbase.com/tmurray74/image/844...
Thank you Jolly for the ID. I looked it up and I believe you are correct. I've never seen one of these, so it was very exciting to read about. :)
I do not agree with the ID as D. occidentalis does not have the two spots on the back of its body. In D. occidentalis, the spots are combined.
Spotted on Aug 20, 2012 Submitted on Aug 20, 2012
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