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Great Black Wasp

by MelissaFergusonMelbourne, Florida, USA

Found feeding on spotted bee balm nectar.

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Black Wasp

by christianpedro2000Rhode Island, USA

Black winged insect

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Great Black Wasp

by AshleighKoenigsMilwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Found her lying on the sidewalk dead, unfortunately. Beautiful wasp!

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Great Black Wasp

Michigan, USA

Species of digger wasp. Purple, shiny wings.

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Black wasp

by wayne jPort of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

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Great Black Wasp

by James A McNairTitusville, Florida, USA

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Great Black Wasp

by James A McNairTitusville, Florida, USA

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Great black wasp

by nlralphNYC, New York, USA

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Great black wasp

by dingodogIndiana, USA

About 1" long

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Great Black Wasp

by dcslaughSarasota, Florida, USA

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Great Black Wasp

by kathleen.lynChanhassen, Minnesota, USA

at least 1.5" long

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Digger wasp

by GraceWhiteNorth Carolina, USA

A pretty iridescent blue-black wasp on the flowering catnip in my garden.

1 1 Great Black Wasp

Great Black Wasp

by Lauren H.Warminster Township, Pennsylvania, USA

Black wasp with iridescent blue wings

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Great black wasp

by MattRittenhouseWindham, New Hampshire, USA

7 0 Great black wasp

Great black wasp

by Brian38Arkansas, USA

A large black wasp. Grows to a size of 20–35 mm (0.8–1.4 in). The larvae feed ...

2 0 Katydid Hunter with prey

Katydid Hunter with prey

by Brian38Arkansas, USA

I watched this big black wasp carry the Katydid thru the air and land in a ...

0 0 Great Black Wasp?

Great Black Wasp?

by RachaelBSaint Paul, Minnesota, USA

Large black wasp nearly an inch long.

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Great Black Wasp

by AnnaWhipkeyEast Lansing, Michigan, USA

wasp or ant?

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Great Black Wasp

by James A McNairCocoa, Florida, USA

Some form of black wasp, in my house

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Great Black Wasp

by SallyMoranParkerMaryland, USA

Spotted while walking on grass path on hill near the Contee Farm house ruins.

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Great Black Wasp

by KimberlyDuranTexas, USA

Black wasp with purple wings, feel free to correct my ID.

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Great Black Wasp

by dferris1Minnesota, USA

Large black wasp, .5-1 inch large

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Great Black Wasp

by MelissaZSchaumburg, Illinois, USA

A giant wasp thing.

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Great Black Wasp

by jodydfMississippi, USA

Solid black except for slightly lighter, dark gray bands across abdomen.

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Great Black Wasp

by DavidSchilzNiagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada

Black Wasp stinging a spider. It fought with it for a minute or two then flew ...

0 0 Great black wasp

Great black wasp

by Maria dBNorth Carolina, USA

A species of digger wasp, this wasp lives across most of North America and ...

3 0 Great Black wasp

Great Black wasp

by K. Indie GeePortland, Oregon, USA

Black flying insect with blue iridescent wings. I observed it flying, digging ...

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Great Black Wasp

by BeccaHitchensBarrie, Ontario, Canada

Black body with metallic blue wings.

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Great Black Wasp

by gatorfellowsDenton, Texas, USA

A large (22-28 mm) all blue/black wasp with dark wings. This wasp frequents ...

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Great black wasp

by EmilyUmbargerMichigan, USA

Huge insect, about 1.5-2in long, shiny bluish wings. It was in my squash ...

1 0 Great Black Wasp

Great Black Wasp

by MikeVanValenHartford, Connecticut, USA

A large species of digger wasp (family Sphecidae). The sting is said to be ...

0 1 Great black wasp

Great black wasp

by nlralphNYC, New York, USA

Spotted at noon on a very windy day. Partly cloudy. This one sort of dropped ...

1 1 Black Wasp

Black Wasp

by 19fgregoriniMaryland, USA

Looks very scary and couldn’t see any yellow.

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Great Black Wasp

by Elton_WizardPennsylvania, USA

Large (easily 1 inch long) black wasp with colorful wings

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Great Black Wasp

by ForestDragonNew York, USA

Large black Wasp with iridescent blue wings. Actively feeding on Oregano ...

1 0 Great Black Wasp

Great Black Wasp

by ForestDragonNew York, USA

One of my favorite summer visitors, this large black wasp is hard to miss! ...

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Great black wasp

by David rodriguez-rothPort St. Lucie, Florida, USA

Is a large black wasp, males are smaller than females, at only 19 - 28 mm long, ...

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black wasp

by Nawaf AlSaud

Since the great black wasp is not aggressive and is an important predator of ...