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Holcopasites calliopsidis

Holcopasites calliopsidis
Evanston; James Park community garden, Cook County, Illinois, USA
August 19, 2011
Size: 3.5 mm
This small wasp with an orange and white decorated abdomen holds its wings along its sides so they are nearly invisible. I first thought it might be a small velvet ant but then it flew off. It was feeding on nectar when photographed.

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