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5012473 Wasp - Nysson aequalis - male

5012473 Wasp - Nysson aequalis - Male
willow Springs, Cook County, Illinois, USA
August 3, 2005
Size: ~5/8"

Moved from Bembicinae.

Synnevrus aequalis
A male of Synnevrus aequalis. This genus is closely related to Nysson.

Hi Mathias, Thanks very much
Hi Mathias,
Thanks very much for the species ID. Most Welcome.

This is a sphecid wasp in the subfamily Nyssoninae, possibly Nysson. It is one of those that are parasitic on other wasps. Nice shot of a rarely-photographed insect!

Thanks Eric. Your general k
Thanks Eric.
Your general knowledge of insects is very extensive and impressive.

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