Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Velvet ant (female)

Myrmilloides grandiceps

Description:

Small (~5 mm), colored as shown. Note wide head with tooth on rear margin of "cheek."

Habitat:

Found on sandy trail through degraded shortgrass prairie habitat of yucca, prickly-pear cacti, grasses.

Notes:

Identification furnished by George Waldren via the Facebook group page for "Hymenopterists Forum."

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

BugEric
Spotted by
BugEric

Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Spotted on Aug 29, 2014
Submitted on Aug 30, 2014

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors

Join the Project Noah Team Join Project Noah Team