Common Name: Velvet Ant
Scientific Name: Mutillidae
Location: Sitapaila, Kathmandu, Nepal
Although they look like ants and are also commonly known as Velvet Ant, these critters fall under the Vespoidea family in which the members are wasps and ant. Velvet Ants are generally solitary creatures unlike ants which are social and are normally seen in multiple numbers. Velvet Ants tend to have a nasty bite which can render a human with pain for a long time. The female velvet ants are wingless.
*Pictures above are of different Velvet Ants.