Subject: Fuzzy white bee
Geographic location of the bug: Henderson, NV
Time: 04:12 PM EDT
Found what looks like a white fuzzy bee on the ground, I couldn’t tell if it had wings.
How you want your letter signed: Dani
This is a Velvet Ant, a flightless female wasp in the family Mutillidae. The closest visual match we could locate on BugGuide is this image of Dasymutilla thetis. You should not attempt to handle any Velvet Ants you encounter. The sting is reported to be quite painful.