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Wasp

Observed: 3rd June 2013 By: pen-y-bont_mikepen-y-bont_mike’s reputation in Invertebratespen-y-bont_mike’s reputation in Invertebratespen-y-bont_mike’s reputation in Invertebratespen-y-bont_mike’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Photo was taken shortly before it backed itself into a hole next to one being used by what looked like a mason bee in this garden fence post. My ID is extremely tentative.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

eucera's picture

ID Comment

It is certainly Sapyga quinquepunctata (a male) but this is a wasp rather than a bee!

Stuart
Chairman BWARS
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pen-y-bont_mike's picture

Wasp

Oops! Thanks both for the id and Stuart for the comment. I'll edit the title from bee to wasp.

Mike

jeremyr's picture

wasp

also oops. Thanks Stuart

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