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Wasp - Sphex jamaicensis

Wasp - Sphex jamaicensis
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, USA
December 2, 2011
Looks to me like a Great Golden Digger, but... the last abdominal segments are not black. Must they be?

6 abdominal segments, 10 flagellomeres and a tarsal rake on fore-legs = ♀

Moved from Sphex.

Moved from ID Request.

Guessing S. jamaicensis...

...but I'll let the experts take it from here. :)