Brown-winged Velvet Ant
Male
Ellura
Black-trimmed Orange Velvet Ant
Profile
 
                      
Black-trimmed Orange Velvet Ant (Dasymutillini sp ES02)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Velvet Ant (Wasp: Mutillidae)
Species: Black-trimmed Orange Velvet Ant (Dasymutillini sp ES02)
This Photo:     Dorsal

Thank you Dr Kevin Williams for identifying and Dr Martin Hauser & Ned Fisher for helping with the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Probably the smallest we've come across, ~2.5mm

Copyright © 2019-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 11-Nov-2019
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.