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Recent observations

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What

esfécidos Family Sphecidae

Observer

mschmidt1966

Date

November 7, 2010 10:50 AM CST

Description

Coyuca, Mexico

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mschmidt1966

Date

November 7, 2010 10:50 AM CST

Description

Coyuca, Mexico

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jeckberg

Date

July 11, 2012

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jeckberg

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May 10, 2011

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jeckberg

Date

July 23, 2012

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jeckberg

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July 23, 2012

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jeckberg

Date

June 20, 2012

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Observer

finatic

Date

April 13, 2014 11:36 AM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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What

Digger Wasps (Family Sphecidae) Family Sphecidae

Observer

treichard

Date

April 12, 2014 03:14 PM EDT

Description

black hunting wasp, searching leaf litter.

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rijuche89

Date

July 4, 2013 12:26 PM IST

Place

Durgapur (Google, OSM)

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grantholubm

Date

April 2, 2014

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emilianomori

Date

May 15, 2012
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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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