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Devil Bug - Pelecinus polyturator - female

Devil Bug - Pelecinus polyturator - Female
Pointe-Du-Chene, New Brunswick, Canada
August 17, 2012
Size: 2 and a half cm??
These are all over the place and like to sun themselves in my garden, they seem to patrol the yard, flying close to the ground and landing often. I assume they are catching and eating ants, or another type of grass dweller bug.

Moved from ID Request.

I am just figuring out the site and am mixing everything up! I will get it, eventually, I promise.

I had said this was the 2nd from NB this week, but the other this week was actually from PEI.

I love the Island, spent many a moments enjoying the red sands and taking in all the beauty that is there!

Pelecinid Wasp (Pelecinus polyturator)

See reference here.

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