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Scoliid wasp - Crioscolia alcione - female

Scoliid wasp - Crioscolia alcione - Female
Chico Basin Ranch (southern end of Payton Highway), Pueblo County, Colorado, USA
August 5, 2013
Size: ~20-22 millimeters
Nectaring on a milkweed adjacent to an artificial wetland. Native landscape is degraded shortgrass prairie dominated by cholla cacti.

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