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Euodynerus mimic? - Leucospis affinis

Euodynerus mimic? - Leucospis affinis
Travelers Rest , Greenville County, South Carolina, USA
August 18, 2016
Size: 9-10mm
An incredible Dipteran mimic; I am wondering if this is a parasite of potter wasps as he was hovering around our bee house where some Eumeninae wasps have made nests?

Moved from Leucospis affinis.

Moved from ID Request.

Leucospis affinis (female)…
These wasps are parasitic primarily on Megachilid bees (potter wasps are sometimes targeted).

See reference here.

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