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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Creative Commons Flickr Photos Tagged "Sphecidae."

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber Sceliphron caementarium

Observer

cgritz

Date

July 29, 2016 08:09 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

jacy

Date

September 16, 2013

Description

On Sedum

Photos / Sounds

What

Thread-waisted Wasps Family Sphecidae

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 28, 2016 02:22 PM PDT

Description

On Common Yarrow. Covered in pollen!

Photos / Sounds

What

Digger Wasps Genus Sphex

Observer

gbentall

Date

July 23, 2016 11:08 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Blue Mud Dauber Chalybion californicum

Observer

connlindajo

Date

July 27, 2016 10:15 PM CDT

Description

Moth Week 2016
Graph paper - 1 square centimeter
Incandescent porch light

Photos / Sounds

What

Thread-waisted Wasps Family Sphecidae

Observer

bbunny

Date

July 28, 2016 02:03 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber Sceliphron caementarium

Observer

xizitro33

Date

July 28, 2016 03:13 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Thread-waisted Wasps Family Sphecidae

Observer

merril

Date

July 28, 2016 04:35 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Black Wasp Sphex pensylvanicus

Date

July 28, 2016 04:04 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

Observer

mmnat

Date

July 17, 2016 03:22 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Thread-waisted Wasp Ammophila procera

Observer

er1kksen

Date

July 26, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

Observer

jacy

Date

September 23, 2013

Description

On Goldenrod (Solidago)

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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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