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Cuckoo Wasp - Chrysis cessata - female

Cuckoo Wasp - Chrysis cessata - Female
Ballston Lake, Saratoga County, New York, USA
October 3, 2010
Size: ~ 1 cm
I found this cuckoo wasp on a window sill in our barn. ID help appreciated.

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Cuckoo Wasp - Chrysis cessata - female Cuckoo Wasp - Chrysis cessata - female

Moved
Moved from Chrysis cessata.

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Moved from Chrysis.
The thin purple stripe along the edge of third tergum above the pit row is well visible and therefore I can identify it as Chrysis cessata with great confidence.

 
That's great!
Thanks for identifying this lovely wasp for me, Villu.

Moved

must be a Chrysis
you can move it there, Villu will take care of them... soon [no pun intended]

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