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Blue Winged Wasp

Scolia dubia

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an orange-headed, orange-collared scoliid wasp
Scoliini (various)


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JonathanHoskins
JonathanHoskins 2 days ago

Definitely another Scoliid wasp, but neither Scolia dubia or S. wahlbergii by range alone. There are a few similar red- and orange-headed species in that part of the world, but I'm not familiar with one with an orange pronotum off the top of my head… This may require checking with a local specialist. There are also a few of these species that aren't in the genus Scolia, to complicate matters a bit.

Hi iGo.. I think this is very similar to your spotting - http://www.waspweb.org/Vespoidea/Scoliid.... Although this one is from Africa.

iGo Sugiarto
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iGo Sugiarto

Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Spotted on Sep 2, 2012
Submitted on Sep 25, 2012

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