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Photo#9496
Sphecid wasp? Pompilid - Entypus unifasciatus

Sphecid wasp? Pompilid - Entypus unifasciatus
Pennypack Trust, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
September 25, 2003
I guess that this is a sphecid wasp and I understand that males have curved antenae, but this is ridiculous.
Southeastern PA
Hymenoptera Pompilidae Entypus unifasciatus representative

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Sphecid wasp? Pompilid - Entypus unifasciatus wasp - Entypus unifasciatus

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This is a very worn and tattered pompilid, Entypus unifasciatus. Note the serrations (teeth) on the hind tibia. This is a characteristic of pompilids in the subfamily Pepsinae. The orange antennae and orange patches on the forewings are typical of this species.

 
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Thanks again, Eric. This is very informative.

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