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    • Sphex ichneumoneus
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Recent observations

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Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

Observer

marykeim

Date

September 9, 2013 09:08 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Orange County, FL, September 2013.
Front yard.

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Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

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itmndeborah

Date

August 30, 2016 09:51 AM CDT

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Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

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anneclewis

Date

August 29, 2016 11:11 AM CDT

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Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

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camelcreek

Date

August 28, 2016 12:39 PM EDT

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Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

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tadamcochran

Date

August 25, 2016 09:00 PM CDT

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Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

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johnhay1916

Date

July 16, 2016 07:11 AM EDT

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Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

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kaylakamolz

Date

the past

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Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

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isaaclarkin

Date

August 22, 2016 09:30 AM CDT

Description

Black head, thorax and abdomen tip; orange legs and front of abdomen.

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Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

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kaylakamolz

Date

August 21, 2016 01:55 PM CDT

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Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

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psweet

Date

July 10, 2016 08:14 AM CDT

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Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

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bobby923

Date

August 17, 2016 03:30 PM EDT

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Great Golden Digger Wasp Sphex ichneumoneus

Observer

bobby923

Date

August 17, 2016 03:30 PM EDT
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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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