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Other waspMutillidae sp. (family)

Unidentified 'velvet ant' at Black Mountain

Mutillidae sp. (family) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2017

Identification history

Other wasp Mutillidae sp. (family) 11 Apr 2017 MichaelMulvaney
Other wasp Mutillidae sp. (family) 10 Apr 2017 RogerF
Unidentified 9 Apr 2017 David

1 comment

samreid007 wrote:
   10 Apr 2017
I agree with RogerF. I think this is a species of Velvet ant (wingless wasps that resemble ants). The Timulla sp. in the attached link looks pretty similar to this picture. (http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/misc/wasps/mutillidae.htm)

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Podomyrma gratiosa (Muscleman tree ant) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2017
Podomyrma gratiosa (Muscleman tree ant) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2017
Thelymitra sp. (A sun orchid) at Black Mountain - 15 Nov 2016
Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Black Mountain - 15 Nov 2016
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Black Mountain - 15 Oct 2016
Hydrocotyle laxiflora (Stinking Pennywort) at Black Mountain - 15 Oct 2016
Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 15 Oct 2016
Lychas marmoreus (Marbled Scorpion) at Black Mountain - 1 Nov 2015
Pomaderris intermedia (Golden pomaderris) at Black Mountain - 28 Sep 2015

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 8 Apr 2017 3:05 PM Recorded on
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