Classification
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  • English
    • 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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What

Mud Daubers Family Sphecidae

Observer

bheitzman

Date

July 27, 2014 03:36 PM EDT

Description

large black mud dauber, approx 1.25 in long.

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lfelliott

Date

July 9, 2014 05:41 PM CDT

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rockerboo

Date

July 25, 2014 10:00 AM EDT

Place

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What

Digger Wasps Family Sphecidae

Observer

muir

Date

July 25, 2014 11:13 AM EDT

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What

sand wasps Family Sphecidae

Observer

rockerboo

Date

July 24, 2014 01:01 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Observer

mickeylong

Date

July 24, 2014

Description

One nectaring on Flat-topped Buckwneat (Eriogonum fasciculatum) near Flint Wash Bridge.

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Observer

mickeylong

Date

July 20, 2014

Description

Grass Carrier Wasp. Working nectar on Coffeeberry flowers (Frangula californica) in backyard with Great Golden Digger wasp. Preys on crickets as food for it's larva.

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brentano

Date

July 23, 2014

Description

Taken on cellphone so not best quality.

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Observer

leslie_flint

Date

July 18, 2014

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Observer

leslie_flint

Date

July 18, 2014

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What

Great Golden Digger Sphex ichneumoneus

Observer

jessicaw

Date

July 21, 2014

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Observer

ivijayanand

Date

June 28, 2014 05:00 PM IST

Description

Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam

Date: 28th June 2014

Equipment: Nikon D800 with Micro-Nikkor 105mm

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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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