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Pelecinus - Pelecinus polyturator - female

Pelecinus - Pelecinus polyturator - Female
In the oak savanna by the parking lot, Ledges State Park, Boone County, Iowa, USA
July 31, 2011
On the herbaceous vegetation in the oak savanna, but flew up into the oak just to make the photography difficult. gathering_2011

Moved from ID Request. Well click on Info and you can find out more about this lovely.

I find one of these too,
at my hardware store in Medina, NY. I'd love to know what it is, it's a real funny looking critter.

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