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Wasp for ID - Eumenes verticalis - male

Wasp for ID - Eumenes verticalis - Male
Silverado Canyon, Orange County, California, USA
September 10, 2013

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Wasp for ID - Eumenes verticalis - male Wasp for ID - Eumenes verticalis - male

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Moved from Eumenes.

I would say Eumenes verticalis...
Based on color pattern on T2 and presence of two comma-shaped yellow spots on mesoscutum. Male specimens are almost always less typical, hence more difficult to tell apart, than females.

 
Thanks, Richard. Fast and informative!
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Gender
So is this a female?

 
Nope
This is a male specimen, as indicated by the hooked antennae.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

 
Thanks, Ken.
Hope it goes farther.

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