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Fearsome looking wasp - Saropogon

Fearsome looking wasp - Saropogon
Bandera County, Texas, USA
August 18, 2013
Found on a Senna in the afternoon

Moved from Robber Flies.

Fearsome looking
wasp-like fly. This is a Saropogon. Close to the Diogmites genus that are bugguide favorites. A genus that is concentrated in the west and SW. Possibly it is a female S. dispar. That species having some strong sexual dimorphism. There are several Texas species never photographed however.

Moved for expert attention
Moved from ID Request.

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