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ID needed

Observed: 12th May 2011 By: Claymore
11th May 2011 005 (Large)
Description:

Saw this in the hedge in my garden, does anyone know its ID? nearest i could find in my books was a Bee Killer Wasp but i'm probably wrong?

Identifications
  • Bee Killer Wasp
    Confidence: It might be this.
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    Likely ID
    Nomada sp
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
    ID agreements (): 2 People
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    • Natterjacktoad
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Comments

Claymore's picture

Thanks for the info, having

Thanks for the info, having looked at a few photo's of the Nomana marshamella it does look very similar, regarding the total length of the critter it was approx 20mm.
Cheers
Brian

eucera's picture

N. marshamella would be my

N. marshamella would be my suggestion. The nature of the broken band on T1 and the reddish tegulae are typical of N. marshamella

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