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Thread-waisted wasp

Ammophila spp.


5/8 - 2 1/8 head, thorax, and legs grayish black. Slender waist between abdomen and thorax, rest of abdomen swollen, partly orange or reddish. Smoky wings.


Open areas, on the ground or occasionally on clustered flowers.


Not sure of the type of caterpillar it has. Please help identify.

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1 Comment

C. Hedstrom
C. Hedstrom 7 years ago

cool sequence! Nice spotting!

Clearwater, Florida, USA

Spotted on Oct 22, 2013
Submitted on Jul 20, 2014

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