Anyone know what type of wasp this is?

bd74August 23, 2011

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I'm thinking yellow jacket, but I'm no expert.

    Bookmark   August 23, 2011 at 6:59PM
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carolb_w_fl(zone 9/10)

Very cool-looking.....scoliid wasp? Tiphiid wasp? Both are predators of beetle grubs, apparently.

Here is a link that might be useful: Featured Creatures @IFAS

    Bookmark   August 24, 2011 at 9:54AM
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Thanks for the links, Carol. It appears to be a Scoliid wasp.

    Bookmark   August 24, 2011 at 2:16PM
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