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

Square

What

black and yellow mud dauber Sceliphron caementarium

Observer

lisalundgren9

Date

December 13, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Digger Wasp Sphex habenus

Observer

ericisley

Date

September 23, 2010

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Golden Digger Sphex ichneumoneus

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 22, 2014 10:50 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

scottking

Date

September 9, 2014 12:31 PM CDT

Description

Grass-carrying Wasp on Showy Goldenrod
Lashbrook Park
Northfield, Minnesota

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Hunting Wasp Family Sphecidae

Observer

minazaki

Date

November 23, 2014 09:22 AM GST

Description

Predatory wasp with caterpillar

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

scottking

Date

September 16, 2014 03:56 PM CDT

Description

Thread-waisted Wasp
St Olaf Natural Lands
Northfield, Minnesota

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Digger Wasps Family Sphecidae

Observer

hartvillestuff

Date

December 2, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ammophila sp. Genus Ammophila

Observer

scottking

Date

September 23, 2014 01:49 PM CDT

Description

Female Thread-waisted Wasp
excavating burrow
St Olaf Natural Lands
Northfield, Minnesota

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

treegrow

Date

November 1, 2014 04:10 PM EDT

Description

Sceliphron sp. Els Poblets, Alicante, Spain.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

scottking

Date

October 20, 2014 03:51 PM CDT

Description

Threadwaisted Wasp
Sycamore Canyon
Santa Cruz County, Arizona

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

alfredoeloisa

Date

December 1, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mason Wasp Pison spinolae

Observer

gardener

Date

October 11, 2014

Place

Lower Hutt (Google, OSM)

Description

Empty insect case in concrete block wall

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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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