Banded Velvet Ant
Male, body bands
Badge Velvet Ant
Badge Velvet Ant (Mutillidae sp ES6)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Velvet Ant (Wasp: Mutillidae)
Species: Badge Velvet Ant (Mutillidae sp ES6)
This Photo:     Dorsal

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee), and elsewhere
About 7mm long

Copyright © 2018 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 23-Jan-2018
This species is a South Australian Native Species, not listed in the Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.