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Wasp - Pristepyris

Wasp - Pristepyris
Allison Park, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
August 2, 2014

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Moved from Pristocera.

Tentative, generic identification of females in Pristocerinae should be very difficult. If Brad was correct, this would be Pristepyris due to the new changes in classification.

Pristocera sp., female
Moved from Pristocera fraterna. I think it is best to leave at genus level. Probably P. armifera I suppose.

Moved from Dissomphalus. Tentatively ID'd from specimen, now a photo-voucher. Thanks John!

The shiny and elongate head match well with Evans's supposed female P. fraterna. In those respects, it is quite distinct from female P. armifera I have collected. However, this form is not yet clearly associated with the species, so I may be reaching too far placing it here.

Moved tentatively; with this waist...
Moved from Rove Beetles.

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