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Photo#631247
Saw Fly? - Hylaeus - male

Saw Fly? - Hylaeus - Male
West of Pryor, Mayes County, Oklahoma, USA
April 18, 2012
Size: about 4mm

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Saw Fly? - Hylaeus - male Saw Fly? - Hylaeus Saw Fly? - Hylaeus Saw Fly? - Hylaeus Saw Fly? - Hylaeus

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Subgenus Paraprosopis?

Reminds me of
a Yellow-masked Bee.

I'm not terribly confident about that, though, and could be way off--so wait for an expert opinion.

 
yes
a male

 
Thanks!
That definitely looks more like it. It's surprising it looks so much like a sawfly (or vice versa).

 
That's also the impression I
That's also the impression I had. I'd also be curious to know the ID of that other bug in the photo.

 
The other one
appears to be a heteropteran nymph. I wouldn't want to venture further without a better pic.

 
nymph
Unfortunately, that happens to be the best photo I got of the heteropteran? nymph. I didn't even see it when I was taking those.

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