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Other waspMutillidae sp. (family)

Unidentified 'velvet ant' at Namadgi National Park

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Mutillidae sp. (family) at Namadgi National Park - 28 Jan 2019
Mutillidae sp. (family) at Namadgi National Park - 28 Jan 2019
Mutillidae sp. (family) at Namadgi National Park - 28 Jan 2019

Identification history

Other wasp Mutillidae sp. (family) 21 Feb 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Other wasp Mutillidae sp. (family) 29 Jan 2019 Jon Lewis
Unidentified 29 Jan 2019 RyanW

Author's notes

Seems like an ant imitating a spider? Never seen one before so keen to find out what it is!

1 comment

Jon Lewis wrote:
   29 Jan 2019
I think this is actually a Mutillid Wasp. I've suggested it, and we can wait for a wasp expert to take a look!

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

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