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Small Black Wasp - Priocnemis minorata  - Priocnemis minorata - male

Small Black Wasp - Priocnemis minorata - Priocnemis minorata - Male
Bellevue , Sarpy County, Nebraska, USA
April 11, 2010
Size: Approx. 11 mm
This wasp was found floating in the bird bath. Any help with ID will be appreciated. Thanks,

Loren and Babs Padelford
Bellevue, NE

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Small Black Wasp - Priocnemis minorata  - Priocnemis minorata - male Small Black Wasp - Priocnemis minorata  - Priocnemis minorata - male

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Pompilid.
Another male Priocnemis minorata. This early in the year that is about the only species (or at least genus) you will see. Note serrated edge on the hind tibia, a hallmark of Priocnemis and other members of the Pepsinae subfamily.

 
Priocnemis minorata
Thanks, Eric, for your quick ID. Appreciate your help!

Loren and Babs Padelford
Bellevue, NE

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