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Beewolf

Philanthus sp.

Description:

This wasp was eating a small insect as seen in the first two images. The wasp is yellow and black wasp with green eyes. The wings are red-brown. The top half of the antennae are black. P. multimaculatus?

Habitat:

Buckwheat in chaparral


No species ID suggestions

2 Comments

Thank you very much!

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 4 years ago

This bee's body itself looks like a stamen! Very good close up shots, Cindy.

Escondido, California, USA

Lat: 33.19, Long: -117.06

Spotted on May 5, 2014
Submitted on May 6, 2014

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