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Sand Wasp

Bembix moma

Description:

The wasp was digging a hole in the river bank.

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3 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Beautiful little critter.

kerry.vaneeden
kerry.vaneeden 6 years ago

Thanks

Davidbygott
Davidbygott 6 years ago

This may be a species of Bembix (sand wasp). Most of them prey on flies or bees, which they paralyse and bury in sand as a food cache for their young.

kerry.vaneeden
Spotted by
kerry.vaneeden

Western Australia, Australia

Spotted on Oct 13, 2014
Submitted on Nov 8, 2014

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