Scoliid Wasp
Dielis pilipes
previously Campsomeris pilipes

scoliid wasp in Utah
Location, location, location.  I saw milkweed in different places on
 Antelope Island this day, but
none were wasp-active like this
 particular plant.  © Carol Davis 6-14-2017

campsomeris pilipes
It makes my heart race when I find a new species of wasp, especially
one as beautiful as this Dielis
species.  They are quite large
 and chu
nky.  © Carol Davis 6-14-2017

black and yellow wasp
            on milkweed
You can read more about Scoliid wasps on Wikipedia.  © Carol Davis 6-14-2017

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