Sand Wasp
Female, Wing Venation
Sand Wasp
Female, Digging Spines on the Tarsi
Sand Wasp (Bembix sp ES4)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Insect (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasp (Hymenoptera)
Family: Digging Wasp (Wasp: Crabronidae)
Species: Sand Wasp (Bembix sp ES4)
This Photo:     Female, Digging Spines on the Tarsi

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
Notice the 2 ventral shots with this specimen. They seem very different, but the black marks are hidden when it curves it's abdomen in; they were only visible when it fully stretched out.

Copyright © 2016- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 20-Jan-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species