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wasp - Perdita halictoides

wasp - Perdita halictoides
Marion/ Squaw Creek Park, Iowa, USA
June 25, 2016
Id help appreciated. This small wasp was a hard worker, digging a hole in the sand.

Moved from Perdita.

Perdita halictoides
That's interesting that it was digging in the soil, since it's a male. Do you have any more details about what it was doing? The only reason I can think of for it to be digging like that would be to find virgin females as they emerge.

Thanks for commenting. I don
Thanks for commenting. I don't know why it was doing that. I didn't know it was male or perhaps I would have stuck around to see what happened.

Moved from ID Request.

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