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Scoliid wasp, a large black wasp with four yellow spots - Campsomeris quadrimaculata

Scoliid wasp, a large black wasp with four yellow spots - Campsomeris quadrimaculata
Fort Bragg, Cumberland County, North Carolina, USA
June 16, 2005
Size: around 40 mm
A monster of a wasp. Really huge....would pull the whole flowerhead down each time it landed. There are little scoliids that look very similar that are under 20 mm.

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Scoliid wasp, a large black wasp with four yellow spots - Campsomeris quadrimaculata Scoliid wasp - Campsomeris quadrimaculata

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Moved from Scoliid Wasps.

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I believe this may be Campsomeris quadrimaculata based on the discussion on However, I've found a photo of that species and the yellow marks don't look quite right. Maybe they are variable? See this photo

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