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Spider hunting wasp?

Observed: 3rd May 2009 By: squirrelsquirrel’s reputation in Invertebratessquirrel’s reputation in Invertebratessquirrel’s reputation in Invertebratessquirrel’s reputation in Invertebrates
DSC 0881
Description:
Identifications
  • spider hunting wasp
    Confidence: It might be this.
  •  
    Likely ID
    a nomad bee (Nomada sp.)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
    ID agreements (): 3 People
    • ChrisR
      Amateur Entomologists' SocietyDipterists ForumNatural History MuseumTachinid Recording Scheme
      Invertebrates expert
    • John BrattonInvertebrates expert
    • eucera
      Bees, Wasps and Ants Recording Society
      Invertebrates expert
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Martin Harvey's picture

nomad bee

This is a bee in the genus Nomada, but I can't tell which species. They are parasitoids of other solitary bees.

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Entomologist and biological recorder

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thanks for that

thanks for that

squirrel