Palmodes dimidiatus DeGeer, 1773    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Hymenoptera   >   Family Sphecidae   >   Genus Palmodes   

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The only member of this genus in eastern North America. (BugGuide)


Nests in sandy soil. Preys on katydids (Tettigoniidae), usually nymphs, often shield-back katydids (Tettigoniinae), which, in the East, would be Atlanticus. (BugGuide)

There are 3 records in the project database.

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A Palmodes dimidiatus in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/12/2020). Determined by John S. Ascher/BugGuide. Photo by Lynn Strauss. (MBP list)

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