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

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Recent observations

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What

Common Thread-waisted Wasp Ammophila procera

Observer

maractwin

Date

June 29, 2016 04:04 PM EDT

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What

Thread-waisted Wasps Family Sphecidae

Observer

ashleybarlow

Date

June 2, 2016

Description

Sorry the picture is blurry. It got into my window and couldn't get out.

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What

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber Sceliphron caementarium

Observer

psweet

Date

May 22, 2016 06:53 AM CDT

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Observer

marknenadov

Date

June 26, 2016

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What

Thread-waisted Wasps Family Sphecidae

Observer

sschickedanz

Date

June 29, 2016 11:47 AM CDT

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What

Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

Observer

runshigleyrun

Date

June 28, 2016

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No photos or sounds

What

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber Sceliphron caementarium

Date

June 28, 2016 12:00 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Single individual observed hunting primarily in branches of sweetgum tree. What I find interesting about this species at this location is that it prefers by and large to hunt in higher areas, rather than lower to the ground, like many of the other wasps here. 90F, sunny, humid.

Photos / Sounds

What

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber Sceliphron caementarium

Observer

amyjaeckerjones

Date

June 28, 2016 12:54 PM PDT

Description

Was too far away to get a good picture.

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What

Blue Mud Dauber Chalybion californicum

Observer

dlbowls

Date

June 28, 2016 12:19 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

Observer

dlbowls

Date

June 28, 2016 12:14 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Observer

manuelbasurto

Date

June 27, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Thread-waisted Wasps Family Sphecidae

Observer

natureinla

Date

June 23, 2016

Description

Observation and photo taken by @kalicali via instagram #natureinla

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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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