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

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Creative Commons Flickr Photos Tagged "Sphecidae."

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber Sceliphron caementarium

Observer

andyk

Date

July 29, 2015 10:26 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

loarie

Date

July 26, 2015 11:55 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

droberts49

Date

July 27, 2015 12:12 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Black Wasp Sphex pensylvanicus

Observer

bearhugworld

Date

July 28, 2015 06:37 PM EDT

Description

What's this?

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

Observer

shendriks

Date

July 28, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Digger Wasps Family Sphecidae

Observer

eddiebug

Date

July 25, 2015 09:51 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Digger Wasps Family Sphecidae

Observer

eddiebug

Date

July 25, 2015 09:24 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

Observer

swampy

Date

August 14, 2014

Description

On Canada goldenrod

Photos / Sounds

What

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber Sceliphron caementarium

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

July 23, 2015 02:16 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Digger Wasps Family Sphecidae

Observer

swampy

Date

July 27, 2015

Description

Collecting mud for nests.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber Sceliphron caementarium

Observer

dave-barry

Date

July 26, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

Observer

susanelliott

Date

July 25, 2015
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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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