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Subject: The Red & Black Bug
Location: Virginia
August 9, 2016 12:07 pm
What kind kind of bug is this? They are everywhere..
Signature: Lacee Barnett

Cowkiller

Cowkiller

Dear Lacee,
This Velvet Ant,
Dasymutilla occidentalis, is commonly called a Cowkiller.  It is actually a flightless female wasp that is reported to have a very painful sting.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Virginia

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