Classification
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  • Maori
    • Ngaro Wiwi
  • English
    • Thread-waisted Wasps
    • sand wasps
    • Mud Daubers
    • Hunting Wasp
  • Spanish
    • Avispas solitarias
  • Scientific Names
    • Sphecidae
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 細腰蜂科

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Creative Commons Flickr Photos Tagged "Sphecidae."

Recent observations

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Square

Observer

mchlfx

Date

November 26, 2016 01:22 PM CST

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Square

Observer

gcwarbler

Date

November 11, 2016 10:32 AM CST

Description

Probably not ID-able down to species.

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Observer

dhend9

Date

November 30, 2016 03:33 AM CST

Description

The wasp appeared to be feeding on the Cosmos blossom.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

mud daubers Genus Sceliphron

Observer

muir

Date

November 21, 2016 09:33 AM EAT

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Observer

cwwood

Date

September 18, 2016 11:29 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

Observer

ehjalmarson

Date

August 23, 2015 03:00 PM CDT

Description

outside butterfly garden

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Blue Mud Dauber Chalybion californicum

Observer

ehjalmarson

Date

August 23, 2015 02:59 PM CDT

Description

outside butterfly garden

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Square

Observer

rogerga

Date

December 1, 2016 02:40 PM CST

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Square

Date

August 8, 2011 10:23 AM EDT

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Observer

cwwood

Date

September 17, 2016 11:59 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Thread-waisted Wasps Family Sphecidae

Observer

japearce

Date

November 29, 2016 08:49 AM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Thread-waisted Wasps Family Sphecidae

Observer

mperdicas

Date

August 8, 2011 10:23 AM EDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The Sphecidae (Latreille, 1802) are a cosmopolitan family of wasps that include digger wasps, mud daubers, and other familiar types that all fall under the category of thread-waisted wasps. Both of the traditional definitions of the Sphecidae (the conservative one, where all the sphecoid wasps other than ampulicids and heterogynaids were in a single large family, and the more refined one, where the seven large sphecid subfamilies were each elevated to family rank) have recently been...

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