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Purple Wasp with Golden Antenae - Pepsis menechma

Purple Wasp with Golden Antenae - Pepsis menechma
Baton Rouge - BREC Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
June 28, 2006
I have been chasing these guys all summer, but haven't been able to get one to pose for a picture.
I stumbled across this picture I took last summer.
Maybe I can at least find out the name.
The purple and gold colors are popular with LSU fans.

Possibly Pepsis menechma, I'm
Possibly Pepsis menechma, I'm not confident of the genus though.

 
Correct.
A male specimen. The very thick antennae rules out Entypus.

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