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Common Name Unknown-Wasp

sphex jamaicensis


This was found feeding on spotted bee balm nectar.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Jamaican Digger Wasp
Sphex jamaicensis Species Sphex jamaicensis - BugGuide.Net

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MelissaFerguson 7 years ago

I have placed on Bug Guide to see if they can come up with common name, although the "Jamaican Digger Wasp" sound pretty cool-LivanEscudero-thanks for your help! Also thanks ForestDragon and others who favored this wasp!

ForestDragon 7 years ago

Beautiful wasp!

LivanEscudero 7 years ago

I made up that common name...(from the scientific name) I can't find any common name on line. It is a Sphex, but it is smaller (having seen both). Also it has no black at end of abdomen like the great golden (and other sphexs).

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Melbourne, Florida, USA

Spotted on Sep 9, 2012
Submitted on Sep 10, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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