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Dark smoky brown wings. One creamy yellow band on the second abdominal segment. Three light creamy yellow spots on the face.
Ground nesting. The entrance to the nest is a hole about the diameter of a pencil.
This species preys mostly on adult metallic woodborers (Buprestidae), including the invasive emerald ash borer. The wasp is even being employed to detect the presence of EAB
Lat: 30.26, Long: -81.43
Spotted on May 5, 2015
Submitted on May 5, 2015
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