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Photo#1129068
Sand Wasp? - Tachytes - female

Sand Wasp? - Tachytes - Female
Crow Valley Campground, Pawnee National Grasslands, near Briggsdale, Weld County, Colorado, USA
August 24, 2015
Size: 1.5-2 cm approx
Area of sunflowers and juniper amidst shortgrass prairie

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Sand Wasp? - Tachytes - female Sand Wasp? - Tachytes - female Tachytes - female Tachytes - female

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Female - Tachytes amazonus F. Smith
This one is nearly identical to the other female. (clear wings, red abdominal segments, dark pygidial plate, black femora, reflective pubescence on scutum) 6 abdominal segments = ♀

 
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Thanks again Bob
Given that this species seems to have a wide distribution (from what I can tell on the web), the lack of photos (on the web, including BugGuide) prior to these two individuals is a bit mysterious. Your efforts are ever so much appreciated

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