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The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae).


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Testing her out


Family Pompilidae, either genus Pepsis or Entypus


How About Hurd's 1952 Revision of Pepsis?


Pepsis grossa? (Is there more than one individual in this post?)


Pepsis photo


Moved from Pepsis


Male - Pepsis grossa


Female - Pepsis sp.


Concur on wasp ID


Wasp


Spider Wasp


Spider Wasp + Wolf Spider


Reminds me...


Not Pepsis.


Wasp


Pepsis wasp


Tarantula-Hawk Wasp of Pepsinae/Pepsini


Not Pepsis


It looks so similar


"When this guy turned up...first thought was a spider wasp"


Female - Tarantula Hawk Wasp


Not true!


[A disclaimer] + Further thoughts, and a much better putative ID


Or a VERY small dark area at the base of wings.


Keys out to Pepsis chrysothemis chrysothemis


Male!


Looks like a Tarantula Hawk Wasp


Pepsis Tarantula Hawk (Wasp large, black w/orange wings)


Pepsis mexicana


wasp


Pepsis pallidolimbata?


Narrowed down...to seven species


Anoplius spider wasp


Pepsis


Moved


Pepsis Wasp


I guess if you picked up this


Pepsis Wasp


spider wasp


Male - Tarantula Hawk Wasp


Female - (Red-wing) Tarantula Hawk Wasp


Spider wasp


Male - Tarantula Hawk Wasp


Female - Tarantula Hawk Wasp


Female - Tarantula Hawk Wasp


Moved


Female!


Female - Spider Wasp


Pepsis - Tarantula Hawk Wasp


Pepsis Tarantula Hawk


Pepsis wasp


Southern Cyan Tiger moth…


It is...


Pepsis


Wasp


Tarantula hawk, a wasp


Any estimate of size?


Tarantula hawk, a type of wasp


wasp


tarantula hawk


Wolf spider.


Up date on my request. Have h


Thanks Nick!


No, but I cropped out one wasp. LOL.


Oh, it's a spider wasp...


Spider Wasp?!?


Male pompilid.


Hanging out on Salvia - Pepsis


wasp


Moved to a guide page...


Just lucky


Tarantula Hawk


Tarantula Hawk


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