Sand Wasp
Female, Digging a Trench
Ellura
Sand Wasp
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Sand Wasp (Bembix sp ES2)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Insect (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasp (Hymenoptera)
Family: Digging Wasp (Wasp: Crabronidae)
Species: Sand Wasp (Bembix sp ES2)
This Photo:     Dorsal

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
Each time we get a usable photo of this species it has slightly different markings. While we show 4 different variations here, we only count them as one species as there is no readily available information we can find about their differences.
These markings could be age, gender or species variations; or simple variations from specimen to specimen.

Copyright © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 18-Feb-2014
This species is an Australian Native Species