Gold-ringed Red Velvet Ant
Black Velvet Ant
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)|
|Order:||Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)|
|Family:||Velvet Ant (Wasp: Mutillidae)|
|Species:||Gold-ringed Red Velvet Ant (Eurymutilla sp ES2)|
|This Photo:||Female: Profile|
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
About 9mm long (head & body).
While the same genus this seems to be a different to our other as the top of the body is quite red, as are the antennae. The other is all black.