Vol 117 (2020)

Vol 117 (2020): Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia

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COVER: Dielis pilipes (Hymenoptera: Scoliidae)

A female Dielis pilipes (Hymenoptera: Scoliidae), British Columbia's heaviest wasp, feeding at the flowers of a showy milkweed plant (Asclepias speciosa) in Osoyoos on 12 June 2019. This individual was one of many flying around and feeding near the edge of lake. The South Okanagan, where it reaches the northern limit of its range, is the only place in Canada where this species is found.


Photograph details: 

Photograph by Chris Ratzlaff using a Fujifilm X-T20 with a 18-55mm lens; ISO 640, f/16, 1/250