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Crazy looking ant?! Looks like he gives a painful sting. Any ideas on the ID would be great! :)
Oh. He hopped or flew.
This is a female Velvet Ant. It is a kind of wasp, and yes she'll give you a painful sting if you pick her up. The males are winged (and don't sting). They are called Velvet Ants because many of them look like fuzzy ants.
Spotted on Mar 17, 2012 Submitted on Mar 18, 2012
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