Classification
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    • Digger Wasps
    • sand wasps
    • Mud Daubers
    • Thread-waisted Wasps
    • Hunting Wasp
    • Ngaro Wiwi
  • Scientific Names
    • Sphecidae
  • Spanish
    • esfĂ©cidos

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

enricoschifani

Date

July 15, 2014

Place

Mondello (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

ronsavage

Date

February 28, 2015

Description

One observed

Photos / Sounds

What

Black-and-Yellow Mud Dauber Sceliphron caementarium

Observer

keimwj

Date

July 28, 2014 03:37 PM EDT

Description

28 Jul 2014.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
14.5 mm forewing length.
Found in garage.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Chalybion sp Genus Chalybion

Observer

cgritz

Date

May 23, 2014

Description

These blue mud wasps gather each spring in the evenings and leave early in the morning. This goes on for a week or so.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

scottking

Date

September 3, 2013 02:34 PM CDT

Description

Grass-carrying Wasp
St Olaf Natural Lands
Northfield, Minnesota

Photos / Sounds

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What

Great Golden Digger Sphex ichneumoneus

Observer

npollock66

Date

August 10, 2006

Photos / Sounds

What

Digger Wasps Family Sphecidae

Observer

sindic

Date

August 15, 2009

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

npollock66

Date

August 19, 2008

Photos / Sounds

What

Digger Wasps Family Sphecidae

Observer

papiliogal

Date

February 22, 2015 11:44 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Thread-waisted Wasp Ammophila procera

Observer

khimmler

Date

July 13, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

khimmler

Date

July 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

scottking

Date

September 29, 2013 01:20 PM CDT

Description

A Crowd of Ammophila
Cowling Arboretum
Northfield, Minnesota

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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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