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    • Digger Wasps
    • sand wasps
    • Mud Daubers
    • Thread-waisted Wasps
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    • Sphecidae
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    • esfécidos

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Recent observations

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What

katydid wasp (Sphex nudus) Sphex nudus

Observer

treichard

Date

September 14, 2014 12:37 PM EDT

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What

Digger Wasps Family Sphecidae

Observer

zcota

Date

September 17, 2014

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What

Thread-waisted Wasps Family Sphecidae

Observer

icosahedron

Date

September 16, 2014 12:02 AM PDT

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What

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber Sceliphron caementarium

Observer

lg_price

Date

September 16, 2014 03:22 PM CDT

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Observer

lafrisch

Date

August 30, 2014 04:47 PM CDT

Description

This big wasp was a little unhappy about the photo session - and engaged in some interspecies communication. Fortunately it was bluffing, and I didn't get stung.

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What

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber Sceliphron caementarium

Observer

gpstewart

Date

September 15, 2014 11:46 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber Sceliphron caementarium

Observer

ocas

Date

September 13, 2014

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What

黃柄壁泥蜂 Sceliphron madraspatanum

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

September 15, 2014 10:38 PM HKT

Description

黃柄壁泥蜂 Sceliphron madraspatanum

Reference :
參考 :
A Photographic Guide to Hong Kong Insects 香港昆蟲圖典 1st Edition 2014 P.711 - Hong Kong Entomological Society
http://gaga.biodiv.tw/9701bx/046.htm

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Observer

harumkoh

Date

August 2, 2014 08:24 AM JST

Description

found near 豊平川 river.

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What

Thin-waisted Wasp Genus Ammophila

Date

June 29, 2014 09:50 AM EDT

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Observer

lfelliott

Date

August 16, 2014 04:12 PM CDT

Description

provisioning nest with unknown caterpillar

Photos / Sounds

Date

September 7, 2014

Description

Thread-waisted wasp with half of the abdomen reddish-orange. Seen on wooly butterfly bush, Buddleja marrubiifolia. Note the silver streaks on the thorax that I believe indicate A. procera.

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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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