Wasp - Large black with yellow markings and reddish-brown eyes. - Sphecius speciosus
Luverne, Crenshaw County, Alabama, USA August 15, 2006 Size: 1.25" to 1.5"
Several of these wasps (5-6) were working a cow-itch vine in a business district in small town in south Alabama. Would allow me to get fairly close to them but if I crowded too much they would ease away from me. Saw them for several weeks.
Contributed by Ed Welch on 10 September, 2006 - 12:14am Last updated 29 September, 2006 - 8:36pm
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