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This individual found in the Mountain Shrublands on the foothills of the rocky mountains
Can't figure out what species this wasp is. Spotted on a hike through Garden of the Gods in Colorado. It was on the gravely ground. On closer inspection it seems to be over (or carrying) a beetle that to me looks like a weevil of some sort. Thank you in advance for ID or any ideas. EDIT/UPDATE: Based on location, general appearance, and choice of prey item together with the general consensus of bugguide.com members that place it as a kind of Crabronidae, I've come up with the above ID. Please take the species ID with a grain of salt and if you have a better ID please send me a comment.