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Big black wasp? - Mydas tibialis

Big black wasp? - Mydas tibialis
Plano, kendall County, Illinois, USA
August 7, 2011

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Big black wasp? - Mydas tibialis Big black wasp? - Mydas tibialis

Moved from Mydas Flies.

Big black wasp?
says the post was "moved from ID request" moved to where? and does anyone know what this is?


I moved it to Mydidae, look a
I moved it to Mydidae, look at the top above the picture and you will see where it was moved to. This is a very interesting family of rather large flies. Flies have two wings instead of four in wasps. But this harmless fly wants to look like a wasp which could sting you, so it would avoid to be eaten. That is why you thought it is a wasp. Sooner or later Torsten Dikow who works on this family will check this picture and identify it to genus or even species...

thanks Martin
thanks Martin

Moved from ID Request.

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