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Photo#110413
Which wasp, please? - Ectemnius - female

Which wasp, please? - Ectemnius - Female
Herring Run Park, Baltimore City County, Maryland, USA
May 16, 2007
Can you make out what it captured?

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Which wasp, please? - Ectemnius - female Which wasp, please? - Ectemnius - female Which wasp, please? - Ectemnius - female

Moved

Wow!
Crabronid wasp, probably Ectemnius. It is carrying 'most' of a crane fly! These wasps are parasitoids of flies, but this is ridiculous:-)

 
tribe Crabronina
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Crabronid
But I could not figure out what the hell it was carrying.

 
The victim
is a female crane fly of Nephrotoma ferruginea. - Chen