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Species Pepsis pallidolimbata

Pepsis pallidolimbata - male Pepsis - Pepsis pallidolimbata Guessing this is a Pepsis - Pepsis pallidolimbata Pepsis sp - Pepsis pallidolimbata - female SWRS Pepsis - Pepsis pallidolimbata Wasp - Pepsis pallidolimbata - female Hawk Wasp - Pepsis pallidolimbata - female Pepsis pallidolimbata - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Pompiloidea (Spider Wasps, Velvet Ants and allies)
Family Pompilidae (Spider Wasps)
Subfamily Pepsinae
Tribe Pepsini
Genus Pepsis (Tarantula Hawks)
Species pallidolimbata (Pepsis pallidolimbata)
Explanation of Names
Pepsis pallidolimbata Lucas 1894
Note the absence of a dark submarginal band basal to the hyaline edge of the wing. (see comment on this post by Nick Fensler)
sw US (BG data)
See Also
Pepsis thisbe. It is necessary to view the wing tips in order to distinguish between P. pallidolimbata and this species -- see comments in the Identification sections.