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Poecilopompilus algidus

Poecilopompilus algidus
Katy, Harris County, Texas, USA
July 20, 2013
With Eriophora prob. trifolium. Had a phone call yesterday (09/22) from a man in New York, Syracuse I think, who gave me the much appreciated ID. Thanks.

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Poecilopompilus algidus Eriophora sp.? - Poecilopompilus algidus

Moved from Tachypompilus ferrugineus.

Det. Frank Kurczewski

T. ferrugineus is not known to prey on orb-weavers...Poecilopompilus specializes on them. Head and body shape suggests Poecilopompilus.

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