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Eastern cicada killer

Sphecius speciosus

Description:

This is a large female, of the eastern cicada killer. These wasps, are named the 'cicada killer' due to the fact they hunt, and paralyze cicadas, to feed their young, when they hatch. These wasps, aren't aggressive against humans, unless provoked.

Habitat:

In my garden, Fort Worth, Texas.

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Saturniidae27
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Saturniidae27

Fort Worth, Texas, United States

Spotted on Jul 17, 2020
Submitted on Aug 4, 2020

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