The Mutillidae are a family of more than 3,000 species of wasps whose wingless females resemble large, hairy ants.

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The Mutillidae are a family of more than 3,000 species of wasps whose wingless females resemble large, hairy ants. Their bright colors serve as aposematic signals. They are known for their extremely painful stings, hence the common name cow killer or cow ant.
Location: Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary Rabam Uthai Thani Thailand