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Photo#972400
? - Eremnophila aureonotata - male

? - Eremnophila aureonotata - Male
Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA
August 6, 2014
Size: approx. 2 cm
10 am near pool. Sphecidae?

Moved
Moved from Ammophilinae.

I'll take your word on this one, Bob. :)

Moved for expert attention
Moved from ID Request.

Eremnophila aureonotata, or Ammophila. I'd like a second opinion on this and the other one you just submitted.

 
Male!
Ken, I'm not an expert yet, but I can tell you that this is a male Eremnophila aureonotata. Please note that the hair length is a slightly variable trait in this and other wasps of the subfamily Ammophilinae. Have a look at this image of these two faces, from Virginia and you can see that he looks almost exactly the same, but a little less hairy, around the thorax:
Here's one from North Carolina, that looks very close:
Please let me know what you think. Thanks

 
thanks!
.. I was on the right track :)

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