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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 5 years ago

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

John La Salle
John La Salle 5 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

Lat: 22.42, Long: -100.79

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

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