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sand wasp - Bembix americana

sand wasp - Bembix americana
Inverhuron Provincial Park, Bruce, Ontario, Canada
August 11, 2005
Size: about 12 mm
It was enlarging the entrance to the burrow, throwing the sand between its hind legs.

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sand wasp - Bembix americana sand wasp - Bembix americana

Great photo, Robin
Really captures the essence of the insect. I think of puppies when I see these critters digging.

Moved from Bembix.

Bembix americana spinolae

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