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Scolia sp.? - Triscolia ardens

Scolia sp.? - Triscolia ardens
Off Hwy S-2, Box Canyon, Anza Borrego Desert, San Diego County, California, USA
September 15, 2021
Size: 3/4"
Attracted to flower blossoms; GPS: -116.446690, 33.014000; Elv. 2,431, 11:30 am.

Moved from ID Request.

A third submarginal cell is visible when the brightness is increased.

Looks right (to me) for Scolia. Maybe Scolia dubia haematodes...

If not Scolia, it might be Triscolia ardens.

I agree it's one of those two species, unsure which.
As for Scolia dubia, it has only been verified as far west as Arizona, although California may also be possible.

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