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Photo#639276

"Wasp" with bipectinate antennae and two flight wings, right middle leg - Ripiphorus rex - Male
Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA
April 28, 2012
Size: 7.9 mm (sans antennae)
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From Evans and Hogue(1), R. rex "is unique among the species of Ripiphorus in having a serrated outer edge of the middle tibiae".

This image is derived from a stack of 60 images with a 28 µm step taken with a Nikon CFN 4X/0.13 Plan Achromat + extension tube + Nikon D300 camera, and processed with CombineZP software.

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