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08.03.2022 Wasp Wednesday

Two Ichneumonid wasps from the yard. Great Golden Digger Wasp-Sphex¬†ichneumoneus.¬† The digger moniker comes from their habit of nesting in the ground and laying an egg in each cell then leaving an orthopteran (grasshopper, locust, katydid, etc) in there for … Continue reading

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