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Taxonavigation: Pompiloidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Hymenopterida
Ordo: Hymenoptera
Subordo: Apocrita
Superfamilia: Pompiloidea

Familia: Mutillidae
Subfamilia (8): Dasylabrinae – Mutillinae – Myrmillinae – Myrmosinae – Pseudophotopsidinae – Rhopalomutillinae – Sphaeropthalminae – Ticoplinae

Genera: Aglaotilla – Allotropidia – Ancistrotilla – Bidecoloratilla – Bimaculatilla – Bischoffiella – Carinomyrmosa – Chilemutilla – Darditilla – Dasymutilla – Ephuta – Ephutomorpha – Frigitilla – Gogoltilla – Indratilla – Invreiella – Lynchiatilla – Macromyrme – Mutilla – Nuristanilla – Odontomutilla – Odontophotopsis – Orientidia – Pherotilla – Promecidia – Pseudomethoca – Rasnitsynitilla – Rimulotilla – Sinotilla – Sphaeropthalma – Spinulomutilla – Timulla – Tobantilla – Tricholabiodes – Xystromutilla – Zavatilla – Zeugomutilla


Mutillidae Latreille, 1802


Additional references[edit]

  • Bartholomay, P.R., Williams, K.A., Cambra, R.A. & de Oliveira, M.L. 2019: Does the genus Dasymutilla Ashmead occur in South America? The new genus Quwitilla, new combinations, and new distribution records from Neotropical velvet ants (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) Zootaxa 4623(2): 261–282. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4623.2.3. Reference page
  • Boehme, N.F., Tanner, D.A., Williams, K.A. & Pitts, J.P. 2012: Faunal study of velvet ants (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) and their activity patterns and habitat preference at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Nye County, Nevada, USA. Zootaxa 3587: 1–45. Preview reference page 
  • Brabant, C.M.; Williams, K.A.; Pitts, J.P. 2010: True females of the subgenus Photomorphina Schuster (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae). Zootaxa, 2559: 58–68. Preview
  • El-Torkey, A.M. et al. 2011: Review of the Palaearctic species of Macromyrme Lelej 1984 (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) with description of a new species from Egypt. Zootaxa, 2863: 63–68. Preview
  • El-Torkey, A. & Soliman, A.M. 2015. Discovery of the genus Vanhartenidia Lelej, 2006 (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) in Egypt, with description of a new species. Zootaxa 3999(2): 298–300. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3999.2.10. Preview (PDF) Reference page
  • Lelej, A.S. 1995: A review of Palaearctic and Oriental species of the genus Nemka Lelej with description of Oriental genus Mickelomyrme gen. n. (Hymenoptera, Mutillidae). Far Eastern entomologist, 6: 1–20. PDF
  • Lelej, A.S. 1995: To the knowledge of East Asian species of the tribe Smicromyrmini Bischoff, 1920 (Hymenoptera, Mutilidae) with description of four new genera and eight new species. Far Eastern entomologist 13: 1–28. PDF
  • Lelej, A.S. 1995: To the knowledge of the velvet ants (Hymenoptera, Mutillidae) of Rajasthan, Western India. Far Eastern entomologist, 20: 1–11. PDF
  • Lelej, A.S. 1996: To the knowledge of the East Asian species of the tribe Trogaspidiini Bischoff, 1920 (Hymenoptera, Mutillidae) with description of eight new genera and two new species. Far Eastern entomologist, 30: 1–24. PDF
  • Lelej, A.S. & K.V. Krombein, 1999: Two remarkable new genera of mutillid wasps (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae, Sphaeroptalminae, Pseudomethocini) from Thailand. Far Eastern entomologist, 79: 1–8. PDF
  • Lelej, A.S. & P.G. Nemkow, 1997: Phylogeny, evolution and classification of Mutillidae (Hymenoptera). Far Eastern entomologist, 46: 1–24. PDF
  • Lelej, A.S. & Harten, van A., 2014: A new species of the genus Physetopoda Schuster 1949 (Hymenoptera, Mutillidae) from the United Arab Emirates. Zoologicheskii zhurnal, 93 (1): 205-?
  • Lelej, A.S.; Yildirim, E. 2009: A review of the Mutillidae (Hymenoptera) of Turkey. Zootaxa, 2160: 1–28. Abstract & excerpt
  • Lelej, A.S., Zhou, H-T., Loktionov, V.M. & Xu, Z-F. 2016. Review of the genus Promecidia Lelej, 1996, with description of two new species from China (Hymenoptera, Mutillidae, Trogaspidiini). ZooKeys 641: 103–120. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.641.10765. Reference page
  • Ljubomirov, T.; Ghahari, H. 2012: An annotated checklist of Mutillidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) from Iran. Zootaxa 3449: 1–25. Preview Reference page
  • Pitts, J.P.; Wilson, J.S.; Williams, K.A.; Boehme, N.F. 2009: Velvet ants (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) of the Algodones sand dunes of California, USA. Zootaxa, 2131: 1–53. Abstract & excerpt
  • Pitts, J.P.; Wilson, J.S.; Williams, K.A.; Boehme, N.F. 2010: Nocturnal velvet ant males (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) of Deep Canyon, California including four new species and a fifth new species from Owens Lake Valley, California. Zootaxa, 2553: 1–34. Preview PDF
  • Tu, B-B., Lelej, A.S. & Chen, X-X. 2015. Review of the genus Taiwanomyrme Tsuneki, 1993 (Hymenoptera, Mutillidae, Mutillinae), with description of two new species from China. Zootaxa 4020(3): 588–600. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4020.3.10.Preview (PDF) Reference page
  • Turrisi, G.F., Palmerini, M.M. & Brothers, D.J. 2015. Systematic revision and phylogeny of the genera Blakeius Ashmead, 1903 and Liomutilla André, 1907, with description of two new genera (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae, Myrmillinae). Zootaxa 4010(1): 1–78. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4010.1.1. Preview (PDF); ISBN 978-1-77557-781-2 (paperback); ISBN 978-1-77557-782-9 (Online edition) Reference page
  • Zhou, H-T., Lelej, A.S. & Xu, Z-F. 2017. Discovery of the subfamily Rhopalomutillinae (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) in China and description of Pherotilla brothersi sp. nov. Zootaxa 4273(4): 597–594. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4273.4.8. Reference page


Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Ameisenwespen
English: Velvet ants
日本語: アリバチ
norsk: Maurvepser
Diné bizaad: Naʼazǫ́ǫzii
polski: Żronkowate
русский: Осы-немки
svenska: Spindelsteklar
Türkçe: Karınca arıları

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