Classification
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All Names

  • English
    • Digger Wasps
    • sand wasps
    • Mud Daubers
    • Thread-waisted Wasps
    • Hunting Wasp
    • Ngaro Wiwi
  • Scientific Names
    • Sphecidae
  • Spanish
    • esfécidos

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Golden Digger Sphex ichneumoneus

Observer

pacof

Date

April 21, 2015

Description

En Paco´s Nature Reserve

Photos / Sounds

Observer

temminicki

Date

May 24, 2015 03:46 PM PDT

Description

unfortunately this one took off before I could get a better shot

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

sand wasps Family Sphecidae

Observer

efsbioblitz

Date

May 23, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Mud Daubers Family Sphecidae

Observer

efsbioblitz

Date

May 23, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

efsbioblitz

Date

May 23, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Mud Daubers Family Sphecidae

Observer

efsbioblitz

Date

May 23, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

wkcheng71

Date

May 17, 2015 10:12 AM HKT

Place

Cheung Lek (Google, OSM)

Description

Sceliphron deforme

Photos / Sounds

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What

Steel-blue Cricket Hunter Chlorion aerarium

Observer

finatic

Date

April 11, 2015 04:19 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Steel-blue Cricket Hunter Chlorion aerarium

Observer

jaykeller

Date

May 17, 2015 03:02 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

common thread-waisted wasp Ammophila procera

Observer

cgritz

Date

May 20, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Digger Wasps Family Sphecidae

Observer

runshigleyrun

Date

July 28, 2014
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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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