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Eastern Cicada Killer wasp

Sphecius speciosus

Description:

These wasps scare a lot of people but are actually harmless. They will often fly close to humans, sometimes even bumping into them, but they rarely sting, usually only when grasped.

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Jim Avitalle
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Jim Avitalle

Tinicum Township, Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Jul 29, 2009
Submitted on May 24, 2011

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