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Photo#24639
Spider Wasp - Auplopus mellipes

Spider Wasp - Auplopus mellipes
Cary, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
July 18, 2005
Size: 11mm
Found this one inside the house, seemed very docile. I'm sure it's fairly common because I do see them from time to time. Thanks for any help. Body length measured at 11mm.

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Moved from Auplopus mellipes.

Auplopus mellipes.
Pretty certain it is that species of spider wasp (family Pompilidae). Nice work getting these shots! Please look for other Pompilids, too.