Giant Digger Wasp
Female, 10 antenna segments
Ellura
Golden Digger Wasp
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Black Digger Wasp (Sphex cognata)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Mud Dauber & Sand Wasp (Wasp: Sphecidae)
Species: Black Digger Wasp (Sphex cognata)
Synonym: Sphex cognatus

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), and elsewhere

Copyright © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 18-Feb-2014
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.