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Xeris morrisoni indecisus - Xeris indecisus - female

Xeris morrisoni indecisus - Xeris indecisus - Female
In Westwood - elevation 5100ft, Lassen County, California, USA
June 27, 2004
This horntail wasp showed up in my truck cab as I was driving into town.

ID obtained from the following website. "Guide to the Siricid Wood Wasps of North America" a PDF document with excellent color photos and ID info on the Wood Wasps of North America. Pages 83-85 cover this species - Xeris morrisoni indecisus.

My thanks to the Contributing Editor for a new Guide page once ID confirmed!

please note taxonomic change (upgraded species level)

Siricidae
This is correct for what we currently call Xeris morrisoni indecisus (MacGillivray).

 
thanks, Dave

thanks for this addition, Jim; i asked Dr Smith to check the ID
Moved from Xeris.

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