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Thread-waisted wasp

Ammophila spp.

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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

Notes:

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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