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Philanthus sp.


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


Grass in the backyard orchard.


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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Thank you so much, Aaron and Phillip!

Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 5 years ago

Magnificent photos!

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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