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Photo#1292615
Sphecidae - Prionyx fervens - female

Sphecidae - Prionyx fervens - Female
Tejon Ranch, Kern County, California, USA
September 13, 2016

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Sphecidae - Prionyx fervens - female Sphecidae - Prionyx fervens - female

Moved
Moved from Thread-waisted Wasps.

6 abdominal segments = ♀
The wings are consistent with the genus, though they are much darker than the closely related species, P. canadensis. Also, she lacks any silvery pubescence and she seems to be a larger sized species.
Her right-side mid-leg is damaged and she is missing a foot. The range includes southern California, but this is a first, congrats!

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Moved from ID Request.

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