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Tarantula Hawk

Pepsis mildei

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Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 8 years ago

Thanks oxyjack, i think i found it

oxyjack
oxyjack 8 years ago

This looks very similar to a wasp we have in the United States called a Tarantula Hawk (in the Family Pompilidae). Here's a photo of a species from Arizona: http://storage.wildobs.com/Pipinz/photos...

It's probably a Pepsis wasp.

Ignacio Gamboa
Spotted by
Ignacio Gamboa

Cartago, Costa Rica

Spotted on Mar 19, 2012
Submitted on Mar 19, 2012

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