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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
Spotted on May 5, 2015
Submitted on May 5, 2015
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