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Scollid Wasp - Scolia nobilitata

Scollid Wasp - Scolia nobilitata
Fort Bragg, Cumberland County, North Carolina, USA
June 15, 2004

Moved from Noble Scoliid Wasp.

His antennae segments are hard to count here, but the flagellum is longer than those of the females. (almost twice the head width) Also, you can just barely count the 7 abdominal segments. = ♂

Moved from Campsomeris.

Probably Campsomeris
Likely Campsomeris, maybe C. quadrimaculata, as identified by Eric Eaton:

Eric will, I hope, have some confirmatory or correcting comments. I see similar wasps up here in Durham, and am not quite sure what they are--maybe I'll finally be able to get a good idea.

Patrick Coin
Durham, North Carolina

Definitely a scoliid, but beyond that I'm not willing to venture a guess. I have a gut feeling this family is in real turmoil taxonomically.

Scolia nobilitata, I think
I believe this image should be under Scolia nobilitata--it is a very petite Scoliid with the four yellow spots on the abodmen.

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