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Tarantula Hawk

Hemipepsis sp.


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


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


FAMILY Pompilidae

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Phoenix, Arizona, USA

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

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