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Unknown Wasp - Arge illuminata

Unknown Wasp - Arge illuminata
Grindstone Reservoir in Ruidoso, Lincoln County, New Mexico, USA
July 25, 2014
Plant is Asclepias subverticillata and seems to be very popular with inverts.
Would appreciate an ID on the wasp.
TIA
Cliff - - -

Moved
Moved from humeralis group.

Argidae
Arge illuminata Smith. Some unusual species of Arge occur in the Southwest and Mexico. This certainly fits the color description of A. illuminata, which has been recorded only from Texas and Mexico.

cool thing; pale tibiae say, not coccinea --hope it's illuminata
Moved from Argid Sawflies.

Moved for expert attention
Moved from ID Request.

Argidae
Family Argidae. I don't know species.

 
Sawfly
Thanks to your lead I think this may be Arge coccinea. Thank you for the help.

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