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Velvet ant


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jeannelandin 7 years ago

Thanks, Agustin! It did dance from side to side! The coloring and velvety texture were amazing.

This belong to a family of wasps known as “velvet ants”, the Mutillidae.
This is probably a Dasymutilla.
I love these. Did it move like dancing from one side to the other?

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New Jersey, USA

Spotted on Jul 24, 2013
Submitted on Jul 24, 2013

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