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Pelecinid Wasp - Pelecinus polyturator - female

Pelecinid Wasp - Pelecinus polyturator - Female
Wildwood Park; Radford, Virginia, USA
August 21, 2010
Size: about 50mm?
I had never seen one of these insects before and was glad to get a quick shot before it flew away. It looks very much like the female American Pelecinid (Pelecinus polyturator)in my Audubon Field Guide. Can anyone confirm or give me a better ID?

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Yes, Pelecinus polyturator.
Nothing else looks quite like this.

 
Pelecinus polyturator
Thanks, Carmen!

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