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Palmodes praestans - female

Palmodes praestans - Female
Eldorado Mountains, Clark County, Nevada, USA
May 19, 2020
Wasp was in the process of clearing out its burrow, repeatedly backing out while dragging out rocks and kicking out sand. Palmodes praestans; identified by susanna_h, wasp specialist at iNaturalist.

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Palmodes praestans - female Palmodes praestans wasp with burrow - Palmodes praestans - female


Wow, she sure fooled me. Now we know why she has such hairy legs. I updated the "See Also" sections for these two species.

Moved from ID Request.