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Photo#526569
Some sort of sand wasp? - Pseudomasaris coquilletti

Some sort of sand wasp? - Pseudomasaris coquilletti
Prospector's Gap, Mount Diablo State Park, Contra Costa County, California, USA
June 9, 2011
Spent most of its time hovering an inch or so above the trail and when it did land it was only for a few seconds with the head down in the dirt

Moved
Moved from Pseudomasaris.

Moved

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

a Pollen wasp

 
Thanks much
I missed that ID by a mile.

 
No way...
they look really similar to me...but the swollen ends of the antennae gave it away!

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