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Photo#1619169
cuckoo wasp - Chrysis

cuckoo wasp - Chrysis
Decorah Prairie, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
July 6, 2018
Size: 9 mm
I think this is a cuckoo wasp, though I've been stumped by these small metallic blue-green wasps before. It even appears to match up with some specimens in the Chrysis genus, so I will be curious to see if I got close with this ID.

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Moved
Moved from Chrysidinae.

 
Chrysis
Thanks so much for taking a look at this cuckoo wasp and determining it is in the Chrysis genus, Villu! It sure is a beautiful little wasp.

Cropped and moved for expert attention
Moved from ID Request.

The other images could benefit from cropping as well.

 
cuckoo wasp
Thanks for your help, and for the cropping tip, Ken!

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