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Tarantula Hawk

Hemipepsis sp.

Description:

very large wasp, several cm long body, brite orange wings

Habitat:

On large flowering yellow dessert milkweed plants several feet tall next to the Gila River. Many feeding on these flowers in direct sun.

Notes:

FAMILY Pompilidae

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Ingrid3
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Ingrid3

Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Spotted on May 1, 2012
Submitted on Oct 21, 2013

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