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large black wasp - Sphex pensylvanicus - female

large black wasp - Sphex pensylvanicus - Female
Schaumburg, IL, USA, Illinois, USA
July 21, 2010
Size: almost 2 inches
I first thought Sphex pensylvanicus but this wasp seemed too large, too black and the jaws I think are different.

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large black wasp - Sphex pensylvanicus - female large black wasp - Sphex pensylvanicus - female

Female - Please link
FYI - ♀

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Moved from ID Request.

LOL!
So it is just too much like that species to be that species. Wow, that's a new one. S. pennsylvanicus is the ONLY thing it could be.

I...
don't know about it being Sphex, but it certainly is a Sphecid.

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Any shots of the whole body?

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