Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Pompiloidea (Spider Wasps, Velvet Ants and allies)
Family Pompilidae (Spider Wasps)
Genus Pepsis (Tarantula Hawks)
Species thisbe (Pepsis thisbe)
"Note the dark submarginal band basal to the hyaline edge of the wing." (comment by Nick Fensler)
Pepsis pallidolimbata. It is necessary to view the wing tips in order to distinguish between P. thisbe and this species -- see comments in the Identification sections.
Contributed by Nick Fensler on 11 August, 2006 - 3:38pm Additional contributions by Harsi S. Parker Last updated 22 July, 2009 - 1:24pm
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