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Ischneumon Wasp - Podium rufipes - male

Ischneumon Wasp - Podium rufipes - Male
Bryan, Camelot Park, Brazos County, Texas, USA
August 6, 2012
Size: ca. 1.5 cm

Moved from Podium.

Thanks Jonathan for the specific epithet. An interesting wasp and it is nice to know what it is! Your identification is much appreciated. Stanley


Moved from ID Request.

Don't think it's an Ichneumon...
I wonder if it might be something in/near Podium?

I'll be interested in seeing where this one ends up.

Thread-wasted Wasp
Thanks Ken!!!! Thanks for your fast response as usual and expertise. It appears there are only three species in Texas but to a novice they all look alike. Podium krombeini, P. rufipes, and P. luctuosum. I appreciate it!!!!!

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