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Photo#52608
Wasp - Sphex jamaicensis

Wasp - Sphex jamaicensis
Vero Beach, Indian River County, Florida, USA
May 17, 2006
Size: 2.3cm

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Moved
Moved from Sphex.

Sphex.
I believe this is Sphex jamaicensis, though I'd defer to someone more knowledgeable about the genus. They are solitary, but often nest in large aggregations, sometimes for years on end.

 
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Thanks! They were quite distinctive (Anything new around here and I notice).
-Sean McCann


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