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Family Sphecidae - Thread-waisted Wasps

Wasp - Ammophila - female wasp for ID - Podalonia Unknown Wasp - Ammophila - male unid. wasp - Eremnophila aureonotata Caterpillar Wasp? - Ammophila procera - male Wasp with White Patches - Eremnophila aureonotata thread-waisted wasp (Eremnophila aureonotata)? - Eremnophila aureonotata - male - female Eremnophila aureonotata

Insect - Chlorion aerarium Sphecid? - Chlorion aerarium - female Large Metallic Blue Wasp - Chlorion aerarium Chlorion wasp - Chlorion aerarium spider wasp ? all blue - Chlorion Steel-blue Cricket Hunter? - Chlorion aerarium - male Indigo Blue Wasp - Chlorion Chlorion aerarium ? - Chlorion aerarium - female

Wasp - Sceliphron caementarium Blue Wasp in Shed - Chalybion californicum Id help needed - Mud dauber wasp variant ? - Sceliphron caementarium - female ? - Sceliphron caementarium Please help us to identify this guy. - Sceliphron caementarium Chalybion californicum - Blue Mud Wasp - Chalybion californicum Sceliphron caementarium? - Sceliphron caementarium Chalybion Wasp. ? - Chalybion californicum - male

Big Black Wasp ID Request - Sphex pensylvanicus - male Great Golden Digger Wasp - Sphex ichneumoneus - female Sphecid  - Prionyx - female Wasp with black and red abdomen - Prionyx Black wasp on yellow flowers - Prionyx Hymenoptera - Sphex ichneumoneus Black wasp with red legs - Sphex nudus Sphex ashmeadi