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Large Velvet Ant

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A very rare flightless wasp very occasionally found on the heaths of Dorset


Photograph by: 
Lynda Lambert

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Sites List Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
Common Name Large Velvet Ant
Scientific Name Mutilla europaea
Interest Level
Species Family Social wasps
Preferred Environment
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