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Ammophila wasp

Description:

Ammophila wasp. Mostly red with black eyes and some parts of the abdomen and legs.

Habitat:

Semi desert.

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2 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 6 years ago

Thank you John La Salle for the ID and the links.

John La Salle
John La Salle 6 years ago

Hi Luis
This is a Sphecidae - not Ichneumonidae.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sphecidae
I don't know the genera very well - but might be something like Ammophila
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ammophila_(...)
Problem is that there may be other things that look quite similar.

LuisStevens
Spotted by
LuisStevens

San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Spotted on Mar 17, 2014
Submitted on May 15, 2014

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