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Diagnostic Images for a new species on BugGuide - Pepsis basifusca - male

Diagnostic Images for a new species on BugGuide - Pepsis basifusca - Male
Santa Rita Experimental Range, Florida Canyon, Pima County, Arizona, USA
July 25, 2013
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Again, the pink arrows here point to the distinctive "hair brush" on the 4th sternite; and the white arrow points to the prominently pointed mesopleural tubercle.

Wing venation characters that verify the genus Pepsis are also visible here (apically rounded marginal cell; 1st recurrent vein meeting 2nd submarginal cell within the apical 1/3 of the latter).

For more details on this post, see the remarks under the 1st image in the series.

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Diagnostic Images for a new species on BugGuide - Pepsis basifusca - male Diagnostic Images for a new species on BugGuide - Pepsis basifusca - male Diagnostic Images for a new species on BugGuide - Pepsis basifusca - male Diagnostic Images for a new species on BugGuide - Pepsis basifusca - male