Timulla sp. (Velvet Ant) ♂.
Photo: 07/17/11, noon.

I would have never guessed it but this is a velvet ant (Mutillidae) which is a large family of wasps. Females have no wings and are more hairy than their larger male counterparts. This one belongs to the genus Timulla. 
bug guide (this photo):

Timulla floridensis ♀.
Photo: 05/14/16, 5 pm.

A Floridian velvet ant. The male in the entry above could possibly be in the same species. 
bug guide (this photo):