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Title Dasymutilla occidentalis photograph
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The "cow killer" or "velvet ant" is really a wasp with a nasty sting. Photo Steve Pennings

Contributor Steve Pennings

Steve Pennings. 2019. Dasymutilla occidentalis photograph. Georgia Coastal Ecosystems LTER File Archive, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia. (

Key Words Aculeata, Animalia, Apocrita, Arthropoda, Bilateria, Dasymutilla occidentalis, Hexapoda, Holometabola, Hymenoptera, Insecta, Mutillidae, Neoptera, Pterygota, Vespoidea
File Date Jul 12, 2019 (version 1)
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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959, OCE-1237140 and OCE-1832178. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.