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Subfamily Sphecinae

Digger wasp - Prionyx - female Which large spider wasp? - Palmodes - female Wasp  - Prionyx - male Possibly a Spider Wasp? - Palmodes praestans orange and black wasp - Prionyx Sphex pensylvanicus? - Prionyx atratus - male Unknown wasp - Prionyx Prionyx? - Prionyx

Isodontia? - Isodontia gold trimmed wasp - Sphex habenus Brown-legged Grass-carrier? - Isodontia auripes Black Wasp...seems smaller than the Great Black Wasp - Sphex pensylvanicus - male Wasp - Isodontia philadelphica waspy thing - Sphex Unknown found September 2019 - Sphex ichneumoneus - female Unidentified Insect - Sphex pensylvanicus