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Chrysis sp. - Chrysis angolensis - female

Chrysis sp. - Chrysis angolensis - Female
Natomas Oaks Park, Sacramento County, California, USA
June 10, 2008
Probably Chrysis pacifica. Flatbed scan of a recently-deceased individual.

Moved from Chrysis.

Moved from Cuckoo Wasps.

on a scanner - not bad
I've heard of scanners being used for dragonflys, but this actually turned out good on a more 3-D subject.

"not bad?"
"Not bad??" Have you seen most of the other shots we have of chrysidids? LOL! This is FANTASTIC.

Poor Man's Macro *grin*
It's the best I can do without a macro lens. Saving up for a 100/2.8 and a ring flash. :-)

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