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Sphex Wasp - Sphex flavovestitus - Sphex habenus - male

Sphex Wasp - Sphex flavovestitus - Sphex habenus - Male
Lakeland, Polk County, Florida, USA
October 1, 2005
Size: 27 mm

Moved
Moved from Sphex.

Sphex habenus Say
male

Nice specimen
Beautifully mounted specimen!

 
Yes
The mounting created a small work of art. Wasp wings ar tough. And nothing is as hard to pierce with a pin as the thorax of one of these gals. Spider wasps are perhaps slightly more difficult. And I have no trouble taking robbers but these things are so alive and alert sometimes I can bring myself to photograph them only.

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