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Photo#142939
Tarantula Hawk - Pepsis menechma - female

Tarantula Hawk - Pepsis menechma - Female
Parkwood, Durham County, North Carolina, USA
July 24, 2007
Size: 22 mm
Lateral view of thorax illustrating characters of Spider Wasps, family Pompilidae (1):
a-lateral lobe of pronotum almost reaches tegula
b-prominent suture on thorax above attachment of middle leg (mesopleuron)

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