This one was photographed on the east side of Tucson, AZ on top of Reddington Pass. It was running across the ground quickly looking for a hornet nest. The flightless solitary Wasps are Order Hymenoptera/ Family Mutillidae. Sackens Velvet Ant eats bees and wasps. The hairs allow it to survive cave ins when it enter the burrows of sand wasps, The female Velvet Wasp can deliver a very painful sting.