Chrysidid Wasp? - Parnopes edwardsii
Mount Pinos summit, elev.8,831ft (2692m), Western Transverse Ranges, Ventura County, California, USA
August 2, 2005
A very active insect, and hard to photograph at a moment's rest. Seen flitting from plant to plant, then quickly moving about on the ground, etc.
Here seen on Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus.
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