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Fort Ord, California (Google, OSM) Details Hide details

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This small insect has the long antennae and twitchy behavior of a wasp in the family Pompilidae.

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Spider Wasps - Photo (c) Kevin Walsh, some rights reserved (CC BY)
barbarab's ID: Spider Wasps (Family Pompilidae)
Posted by barbarab almost 5 years ago (Flag)
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Posted by screws about 3 years ago (Flag)
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I'm thinking it's probably a braconid or ichneumonid if it was very small, but I can't see the wing venation.

Posted by screws about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Ichneumon Wasps - Photo (c) Jenn Forman Orth, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
villu's ID: Ichneumon Wasps (Family Ichneumonidae)
Posted by villu about 2 years ago (Flag)
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Spider Wasps - Photo (c) Kevin Walsh, some rights reserved (CC BY)
barbarab's ID: Spider Wasps (Family Pompilidae)
Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies - Photo (c) RobMan170, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies (Order Hymenoptera)
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Ichneumon Wasps - Photo (c) Jenn Forman Orth, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
villu's ID: Ichneumon Wasps (Family Ichneumonidae)
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