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    • Digger Wasps
    • sand wasps
    • Mud Daubers
    • Thread-waisted Wasps
  • Scientific Names
    • Sphecidae
  • Spanish
    • esfĂ©cidos

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Recent observations

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Observer

robberfly

Date

July 21, 2014

Description

Thread-waisted Digger Wasp

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What

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber Sceliphron caementarium

Observer

lg_price

Date

July 21, 2014 12:58 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Golden Digger Sphex ichneumoneus

Observer

saranimal

Date

July 19, 2014 03:33 PM EDT

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What

sand wasps Family Sphecidae

Observer

rockerboo

Date

July 21, 2014 11:40 AM EDT

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What

blue mud dauber Chalybion californicum

Observer

srall

Date

July 20, 2014

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Observer

larry522

Date

July 19, 2014

Place

Winooski (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

sand wasps Family Sphecidae

Observer

rockerboo

Date

July 20, 2014 11:29 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Great Black Wasp Sphex pensylvanicus

Observer

kylejones

Date

July 19, 2014 01:21 PM EDT

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What

Great Golden Digger Sphex ichneumoneus

Observer

goldeagle60

Date

July 18, 2014

Description

Black and red wasp with golden face.

Tags

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What

Great Golden Digger Sphex ichneumoneus

Observer

kpmcfarland

Date

July 19, 2014 04:02 PM EDT

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What

Great Black Wasp Sphex pensylvanicus

Observer

kpmcfarland

Date

July 19, 2014 05:00 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber Sceliphron caementarium

Observer

dfwuw

Date

July 4, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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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