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Wasp - Triscolia ardens

Wasp - Triscolia ardens
5mi north of Paradise, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
August 13, 2008
Size: ca 2cm
The thing very firmly attached to one antenna is the head of an ant hanging by its clamped down mandibles

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Triscolia ardens
Triscolia is a valid genus.

Wrong Place
This is the kind of discussion that the Taxonomy Proposals forum is designed for. With 100 editors each having the ability to rework the entire site, we have to get consensus before making changes that others might disagree with- the alternative is chaos.

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Hi Chuck,
Thanks for the heads up on the discussion -- I didn't feel a small (and very necessary) generic change would need any discussion, since the problem Eric talks about is limited to this website! The info tab under Triscolia also has the info regarding the change I made, and there is practically universal acceptance among scoliid workers that this is a valid genus (and has been since 1863).

Moved from Scolia ardens.

Moved from Scolia ardens.

Scolia ardens
in the Guide is a perfect match

I agree, Scolia ardens, female.

I collected it
do you want it?

if you still have it, I'd gla
if you still have it, I'd gladly take it! I love scoliids.

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