Thynnus ventralis

Thynnus ventralis

Thynnus ventralis is a flower wasp found in central and western Australia.
Pale western flower wasp (Thynnus ventralis) Pale yellow and black desert wasp with dark tinted wings. 
On small coastal acacia. The area also had some saltbush and other low scrubby plants.
About 22mm long.
Photo with permission by Phil Mercuri. 
Thanks to Leuba Ridgway for the ID 
There is a subspecies 'dessicatus' possibility but I can't yet find documentation to determine the differences.  Australia,Fall,Geotagged,Thynninae,Thynnus ventralis

Appearance

About 22mm long.
Svelt, yellow to pale yellow and black.
Wings tinted dark brown.

Naming

Synonyms:
Thynnus conspicuus Smith, 1873
Thynnus smithii Froggatt, 1892
Thynnus wackernelli Dalla Torre, 1897
Thynnus eburneus Enderlein, 1904
Thynnus ventralis desiccatus Turner, 1909

Distribution

Drier areas of Western Australia to central Australia.

Habitat

Low acacia, salt bush country

References:

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http://agspsrv34.agric.wa.gov.au/Ento/images/T_ventralis.jpg
http://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:3572967b-9984-4e08-b26f-a8947ca4b21b#tab_gallery
http://eol.org/pages/13399413/overview
Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderHymenoptera
FamilyTiphiidae
GenusThynnus
SpeciesThynnus ventralis
Photographed in
Australia