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Photo#167583
Great Spreadwing - Archilestes grandis - female

Great Spreadwing - Archilestes grandis - Female
DeSoto, just south of Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
November 9, 2007
This one was so large that at first I thought it was a dragonfly.

Have you noticed
the little hymenopteran sitting near the tip of the abdomen?

 
yes--
yes--he/she picked up a hitch-hiker. In later images it was gone.

 
Definitely she
Definitely she

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