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Cicada Killer Wasp

Sphecius speciosus

Description:

Fairly large wasp, flying around a garden, and consistently landing in the same spot, likely where it's nest was (before being destroyed). This wasp will paralyze cicada's (hence the name) and feed to larvae in underground tunnels.

Habitat:

Garden

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dferris
Spotted by
dferris

Michigan, USA

Spotted on Aug 5, 2016
Submitted on Aug 5, 2016

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