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Unknown Wasp - Palmodes praestans - female

Unknown Wasp - Palmodes praestans - Female
Yosemite Valley, Mirror Lake Trail, Mariposa County, California, USA
September 29, 2011
A spider wasp of some kind I suppose, but I am not having luck finding any that have both the orange abdomen and orange wings. I'd appreciate any direction.

This girl was vigorously digging a hole in the middle of the trail this day. I was amused to watch two very large burly men make a wide detour around her.

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