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Scoliid Wasp

Scolia sp.

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This could be Scolia (Discolia) affinis. Nuwan, here's a document on Ceylonese Scoliidae - http://www.sil.si.edu/smithsoniancontrib.... Regards!!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

thank you very much for the ID Agnes! i have updated..

Hi Nuwan, I think this is a Scoliid Wasp, Scolia sp.. Sample species for comparison are: http://bugguide.net/node/view/576595/bgi..., http://www.waspweb.org/Vespoidea/Scoliid.... Scolia is distributed also in Sri Lanka (http://zsi.gov.in/checklist/Checklist_of...).

NuwanChathuranga
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NuwanChathuranga

Alawwa, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Apr 7, 2012
Submitted on Apr 7, 2012

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