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Little wasp - Sapyga centrata

Little wasp - Sapyga centrata
Willow Grove, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
May 17, 2006
Size: +/- 10 mm
I really could use some help with this one.
Southeastern PA

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Moved from Sapyga.

Sapyga sp. (Sapygidae)
The Sapygidae seem to be rare. Possibly Sapyga centrata. Nice shots.

Agree with Adalbert that it i
Agree with Adalbert that it is Sapyga centrata

Very nice find indeed! They may not be that rare, as they are parasites of the abundant Megachile leafcutter bees. I have found female Sapyga hanging out in the vicinity of leafcutter nests when the bees nest in rather dense aggregations.

For reading on Sapyga

Thanks to both of you, I already created a page for this one.

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