Classification
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  • Maori
    • Ngaro Wiwi
  • English
    • Thread-waisted Wasps
    • sand wasps
    • Mud Daubers
    • Hunting Wasp
  • Spanish
    • Avispas solitarias
  • Scientific Names
    • Sphecidae
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 細腰蜂科

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber Sceliphron caementarium

Observer

anex

Date

August 23, 2016 02:21 PM PDT

Description

it was angry after we bother the wasp

Photos / Sounds

What

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber Sceliphron caementarium

Observer

getblank

Date

August 23, 2016 01:52 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Blue Mud Dauber Chalybion californicum

Observer

rmorgan

Date

August 22, 2016 02:55 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Feeding on Milk Weed

Photos / Sounds

What

Grass-carrying Wasp Isodontia mexicana

Observer

phm8871

Date

August 22, 2016 01:10 PM CDT

Description

Watched this pair for about 5 minutes with the male aggressively courting and and attempting to couple with the female who was sitting on a recycling box edge. They eventually mated and the male left.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Thread-waisted Wasp Ammophila procera

Observer

scott_stafford

Date

August 5, 2016 09:39 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber Sceliphron caementarium

Observer

lynn19

Date

July 14, 2016 05:51 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber Sceliphron caementarium

Observer

bigkona

Date

August 20, 2016 03:14 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

Observer

johnhay1916

Date

July 16, 2016 07:11 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber Sceliphron caementarium

Observer

phm8871

Date

August 22, 2016 12:28 PM CDT

Description

Followed me into the house. Captured, photographed and released outdoors. One of a dozen or so working very hard since the rains have created mud puddles.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

Observer

kaylakamolz

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

Observer

camelcreek

Date

August 22, 2016 09:38 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber Sceliphron caementarium

Observer

ryanm2

Date

June 21, 2016 05:50 PM EDT
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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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