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

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What

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber Sceliphron caementarium

Observer

phm8871

Date

April 26, 2016 02:43 PM CDT

Description

Half a dozen feeding and pollinating dillweed in garden area

Photos / Sounds

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What

Thread-waisted Wasps Family Sphecidae

Observer

vijaybarve

Date

April 12, 2016 01:42 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber Sceliphron caementarium

Observer

jacy

Date

July 15, 2015

Description

On Dill.

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Black Wasp Sphex pensylvanicus

Observer

cgritz

Date

April 26, 2016 03:30 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

Observer

jacy

Date

July 20, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Great Black Wasp Sphex pensylvanicus

Observer

jacy

Date

July 20, 2015

Description

on Culver's Root (Veronicastrum virginicum)

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

ryanandrews

Date

April 24, 2016

Description

Working on ID.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

glmory

Date

April 23, 2016 12:48 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

glmory

Date

April 23, 2016 12:37 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Steel-blue Cricket Hunter Chlorion aerarium

Observer

bob777

Date

April 23, 2016 10:04 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Thread-waisted Wasps Family Sphecidae

Observer

e-albright

Date

April 22, 2016 11:32 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

sarahnwilson

Date

September 17, 2014 12:48 PM PDT

Place

troutdale (Google, OSM)
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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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