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    • Sphex ichneumoneus
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Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

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godricvt

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July 7, 2016 01:00 PM EDT

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larry522

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July 22, 2016 07:41 PM EDT

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Mayo Rd (Google, OSM)

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selwynq

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the past

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kpmcfarland

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July 23, 2016 10:23 AM EDT

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Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

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camelcreek

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July 22, 2016 12:25 PM EDT

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craigspicer

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July 20, 2016 10:38 AM EDT

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Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

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dave-barry

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July 16, 2016 09:08 AM PDT

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Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

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quantron

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July 15, 2016 10:47 AM PDT

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Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

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reynoldsj13

Date

July 11, 2016 03:48 PM EDT

Description

About 1 inch long

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Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

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smwhite

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July 10, 2016 02:41 PM EDT

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Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

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quantron

Date

July 9, 2016 02:39 PM PDT

Description

Digging is nest.

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Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

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matty

Date

July 6, 2016 02:57 PM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Sphex ichneumoneus, known commonly as the great golden digger wasp or great golden sand digger is a wasp in the family Sphecidae. It is identified by the golden pubescence on its head and thorax, its reddish orange legs, and partly reddish orange body. This wasp is native to the Western Hemisphere, from Canada to South America, and provisions its young with various types of paralyzed Orthoptera.

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