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Beewolf

Philanthus sp.

Description:

Small yellow wasp with bold, black stripes on the abdomen and yellow on the thorax. The eyes are green and antennae are black.

Habitat:

Grass in the backyard orchard.

Notes:

Greek phil 'lover' + anthus 'flower'. Greek phil 'lover' + anthus 'flower' the common name "beewolf" refers to the habit of preying on bees - Beewolf

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3 Comments

Thank you so much, Aaron and Phillip!

Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 5 years ago

Magnificent photos!

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 5 years ago

Another great spotting, Cindy! :-)

San Diego, California, USA

Lat: 33.14, Long: -117.03

Spotted on Jun 15, 2013
Submitted on Jun 15, 2013

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