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Large wasp - Sceliphron caementarium

Large wasp - Sceliphron caementarium
Williamson County, Texas, USA
August 21, 2009
Size: ~2cm
This large wasp, about the size of the large _Polistes fuscatus_ photographed earlier in the summer, proved on a close look to have a very long, thin, "waist" between thorax and abdomen. Was wondering if it might be one of the _Mischocyttarus_ species as it did not seem to match any of the thread-waisted wasps in size and shape. It was a very twitchy individual, making it hard to photograph...these are the two best shots I got (next one to follow.)

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