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Wasp - Methocha

Wasp - Methocha
Kettle Moraine State Forest, Waukesha County, Wisconsin, USA
July 11, 2015
Crawling on sandy path in sandy prairie/savanna. Did not sit still for long, and very fast.


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Thynnidae: Methochinae: Methocha sp.
This is a female Methocha sp., which are parasitoids of tiger beetle larvae.

Moved from Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps.

ah! cool, thanks
must have known that...

this thorax is beyond bizarre
amazing wasp, can't wait to hear from the aculeatists

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