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Square-headed wasp

Ectemnius scaber


Small, about 6 millimeters in body length, colored as shown. May mimic a mason wasp (Eumeninae), as it frequently splays its wings as shown in the first image.


Spotted in a nursery (garden) businsess, lapping aphid honeydew from leaves.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Spotted on Sep 26, 2015
Submitted on Oct 14, 2015

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