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Ichneumon?  or something else? - Labidus coecus

Ichneumon? or something else? - Labidus coecus
Maypearl, Ellis County, Texas, USA
April 21, 2016
Very large wasp, over 1" I thought it was an Ichneumon, but the antennae seem too short. These aren't the best photos in the world, but do show the wing veins very well. I'm hoping that will help with ID. Mothing last night, and this was the largest insect to come to the lighthouse.

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Ichneumon?  or something else? - Labidus coecus Ichneumon?  or something else? - Labidus coecus Ichneumon?  or something else? - Labidus coecus

Moved
Moved from Labidus.

Moved
Moved from Legionary Ants.

Moved
This may be N.*swainsoni, the males of which fly in spring.

 
Thank you!
Thank you!

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

looks like a male army ant

 
Wow, I had no idea these were
Wow, I had no idea these were in our area and that they were so large. Thanks for the quick ID.

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