Aug 122017
 

This Great Golden Digger Wasp (Sphex ichneumoneus) was trying to set-up nests on my front walkway. It had 5 holes dug already. I was able to get a video of it. This is one pretty creature and aptly named too!

Rick Stankiewicz, Keene

Note: The Great Golden Digger Wasp is a benign, gentle wasp currently being studied by scientists for its behavioral responses.  (from InsectIdentification.org)

Golden Digger Wasp – August 11, 2017 – Rick Stankiewicz

Golden Digger Wasp 2 – August 11, 2017 – Rick Stankiewicz

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