Promachus bastardii

The males of this species and P. fitchii both have white colored hairs at the tip of the abdomen. Neither species is common in Wisconsin but where they are common, both of these species are should be easy to spot since they are very loud when flying about and the males white tails are very easy to see as they fly away.

Locations

Map showing sighting locations for Promachus bastardii
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Promachus bastardii female with prey

Mud Lake area, North of Bailey’s Harbor, July 17, 2008.

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Promachus bastardii male

Mud Lake area, North of Bailey’s Harbor, July 17, 2008.

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Promachus bastardii male with prey

Mud Lake area, North of Bailey’s Harbor, July 17, 2008.