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velvet ants

Entomology A parasitic wasp indigenous to the Southern/Southwestern US, the stings of which evoke allergic reactions Management Avoid, anti-allergy injections; injection therapy. Cf Fire ant.
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Unfortunately low sampling numbers of many counties, including the fact that our data show no velvet ants were collected at all in a few counties, has hindered some of these comparisons in the past.
Tropical and subtropical velvet ants of the genus Dasymutilla Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) with de scriptions of 45 new species.
Webpage addresses for the confirmed images of velvet ant species in Bugguide.
Young, which compiled at least 21 of the 25 species recorded, again suggesting focused efforts in a county can reveal the highest velvet ant diversity.
Historical biogeography of the arid-adapted velvet ant Sphaeropthalma arota (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) reveals cryptic species.
Following their collection, female velvet ants were sorted to genus and morphospecies at Utah State University.
Molecular sex association of three species of nocturnal velvet ant (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae).