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Sand Wasp? - Bicyrtes quadrifasciatus - female

Sand Wasp? - Bicyrtes quadrifasciatus - Female
Brighton, Livingston County, Michigan, USA
August 24, 2009
It was digging a hole and I got the picture

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Bicyrtes quadrifasciatus
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Yes, with prey!
This is a female Bicyrtes, and it looks like she has captured a leaf-footed bug nymph (Coreidae). She's opening her burrow.

 
Wow I got a lucky shot. I al
Wow I got a lucky shot. I also watched her burrow. it was interesting. Any idea what type of Bicyrte it could be?

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