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Noun1.Mutillidae - a family of wasps
hymenopter, hymenopteran, hymenopteron, hymenopterous insect - insects having two pairs of membranous wings and an ovipositor specialized for stinging or piercing
velvet ant - a solitary wasp of the family Mutillidae; the body has a coat of brightly colored velvety hair and the females are wingless
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Two mitochondrial genomes from the families Bethylidae and Mutillidae: Independent rearrangement of protein-coding genes and higher-level phylogeny of the Hymenoptera.
Arthropods endemic to the Lake Wales Ridge (Deyrup 1989) include: Floridobolus penneri Causey (Spirobolidae: Floridobolidae); Zelotes florodes Platnick & Shadab (Araneae: Gnaphosidae); Sosippus placidus Brady (Araneae: Lycosidae); Geolycosa xera archboldi McCrone (Araneae: Lycosidae); Cicindela highlandensis Choate (Coleoptera: Carabidae); Phyllophaga panorpa Sanderson (Coleoptera: Melolonthidae); Serica frosti Dawson (Coleoptera: Melolonthidae); Anomala eximia Potts (Coleoptera: Rutellidae); Dasymutilla archboldi Schmidt & Mickel (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae); and Dorymyrmex elegans (Trager) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae).
The family Mutillidae comprises a diverse group of solitary wasps, with over 4000 described species (Lelej, 2005).
Abstract--Oklahoma has some of the highest recorded diversity of velvet ants (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) in North America, as well as having a correspondingly high diversity of ecosystems and potential velvet ant habitats.
Diomedes Quintero Arias has published more than 75 articles on the systematics and biology of Scorpiones, Amblypygi, Acari, Araneae (Arachnida), Psychidae (Lepidoptera) and wasps (Mutillidae, Plumariidae, Pompilidae and Bradynobaenidae).
2002 Mutillidae Masters 1979, 1980 Hemiptera Reduviidae Masters 1980, Schmidt 1994, Schilman et al.
The only arthropods regularly observed actively moving over the ground surface between 1200 and 1500 hr were harvester ants (Formicidae: Pogonomyrmex spp.), velvet ants (Mutillidae: Dasymutilla spp.), and the desert millipede (Orthoporous ornatus).
Son bienvenidas las fotos en "profundidad", aprovechando los nuevos sistemas de fotografia de insectos, como la foto de un macho y hembra de Mutillidae (Figura 28.76, pagina 548).
These families include Ichneumonidae, Ormyridae, Eucollidae, Bethyliidae, Dryinidae, Sphecidae, Halictidae, Apidae, Tiphiidae, Mutillidae, Bradynobaenidae, Pompilidae, Vespidae and Formicidae.