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Pelecinid Wasp  - Pelecinus polyturator - female

Pelecinid Wasp - Pelecinus polyturator - Female
eastern west virginia, Hampshire County, West Virginia, USA
September 25, 2009
fairly sure it's a Pelecinid Wasp (Pelecinus polyturator)
after looking thru the wasps ID's on bugguide.
female - thank you Miles...

kudos to those that help with identifications here.

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Pelecinid Wasp  - Pelecinus polyturator - female Pelecinid Wasp  - Pelecinus polyturator - female

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Female
Males have short abdomen and are rare...I've never seen them before...

 
female id
thank you Miles, I read more on them since posting.
very interesting wasps.
this female was staying on the lower leaves turning and striking poses.

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