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Bembix americana

Bembix americana
Sand Pond Conservation Area, Scott County, Missouri, USA
September 6, 2008
Size: ~20mm est.
On barren sand blow in dry sand prairie.
ID confirmation requested.

Size added...
...I forgot to add this when I posted.

Are we sure
This isn't Microbembix?

Do you know size, Ted?
That could help others provide ID here. Wish I could help more.

ID correct
In Microbembex the yellow bands of the abdomen are never interrupted medially.

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