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Scoliid Wasp

Campsomeris plumipes

Description:

This wasp is in the Family Scoliidae (Scoliid Wasps). It apparently likes flowers. Elongated abdomen with alternating black and cream colored bands.

Habitat:

Observed in an open area on a constructed pond dam. The flower is Southern Dewberry. This one was photographed at the stork ponds at the Silver Bluff Audubon Center near Jackson (Aiken County), SC.

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1 Comment

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago

Wonderful, Ken! I'm not too good with wasps, but this appears to be a match to me. I see you've put this on BugGuide. I've left my thoughts there, lets see what the experts think. :-)

KenCheeks
Spotted by
KenCheeks

South Carolina, USA

Spotted on Mar 30, 2013
Submitted on Mar 30, 2013

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