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Desert Wasp - Campsomeris tolteca - female

Desert Wasp - Campsomeris tolteca - Female
Tonopah Desert, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
February 24, 2015
Size: 20mm
Here is a series of close up images of a hairy wasp that I found crawling along the ground, in late February, near the house. Here is a link to her video: ♀ Hairy Desert [Scoliid] Wasp - Campsomeris tolteca (4min duration)
Please note that two close up images show slightly different views of the legs, thorax and head details. The other images show off her overall shape, thorax, wings, and abdomen.
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Here is a link to the second one that I filmed: ♀

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Thank You John!
I had no idea that these wasps existed and I need to learn more about them. Thanks so much for the quick ID!

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