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6011344 Philanthus gibbosus? - Cerceris insolita

6011344 Philanthus gibbosus? - Cerceris insolita
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
August 9, 2006
Size: ~5/8"
or is it Cerceris?

Moved
Moved from Cerceris.

Cerceris insolita
The very distinct metasomal banding (complete bands on terga 2 and 4, broadly interrupted on 3) suggests C. insolita. Definitely not a Philanthus.

I'm pretty sure this is a spe
I'm pretty sure this is a species of cerceris.

 
Thanks. This makes me think
Thanks. This makes me think that a similar wasp may have been misidentified as P gibbosus, as I thought it looked like that. I will send a shot of that one to check.

 
your specimen has groves betw
your specimen has groves between each segment of the abdomen, this is not seen in philanthus at least not that huge.

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