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Unknown_1b - Cimbex americanus

Unknown_1b - Cimbex americanus
Ohiopyle, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA
June 3, 2007
Size: 1 - 1 1/4 inch
Found this along a path through a wooded area. The insect was obviously injured or ill. Thought it was a wasp or hornet. Others have suggested it could be a sawfly or cuckoo bee. I believe this to be the same species as that another image I posted, Unknown_2a. I'm open to suggestions. Thanks for looking.

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Unknown_1b - Cimbex americanus Unknown_1c - Cimbex americanus

Moved from Cimbex.

Cimbex americana?

Cimbex americana?
That's what I'm now thinking. Most of the photos I've seen are of individuals with colorless transparent wings, but I suppose that could be a regional variation.


yes; please move to the species page

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