A Thistledown Velvet Ant, also known as a Cow Killer, is seen in the Mojave Desert, California. This unusual insect is not really an ant, but a female wasp. Photographer Robert JensenThe female wasp (about long) has
Noone would ever notice this guy.The wrap-around spider has a broad flattened abdomen which it wraps snugly around twigs, and with its bark textures skin and coloring it becomes almost impossible to spot, it relies on its camouflage to ambush insects
Panda Ant - Mutillidae are a family of more than species of wasps (despite the names) whose wingless females resemble large, hairy ants. Found in Chile, they are known for their extremely painful stings, hence the common name cow killer or cow ant.
Velvet ant species come in a distinct coloration known as aposematic coloration. They are usually blue, orange and white in color. These make them conspicuous to predators helping them avoid velvet ant stings.
How to Get Rid of Gnats in the House with a Homemade Gnat Trap
(hoping this works for me) This totally works! Done it twice now and it works perfectly. Also read somewhere gnats are attracted to the color yellow so I added a little yellow food coloring the second time. Got more gnats with the yellow!
Honeypot ants, also called honey ants, are ants which have specialized workers that are gorged with food by other workers to the point that their abdomens swell enormously. Other ants then extract nourishment from them. They function as living larders