Gold-ringed Red Velvet Ant
Female: Profile
Ellura
Brown-winged Velvet Ant
Male
 
    
Black Velvet Ant (Mutillidae sp ES09)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Velvet Ant (Wasp: Mutillidae)
Species: Black Velvet Ant (Mutillidae sp ES09)
This Photo:     Male: dorsal

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere

Copyright © 2011- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 25-Dec-2011
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.