Sand Wasp
Female, dorsal, ~18mm
Sand Wasp
Female, Wing Venation
Sand Wasp (Bembix sp ES4)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Digging Wasp (Wasp: Crabronidae)
Species: Sand Wasp (Bembix sp ES4)
This Photo:     Female, profile

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee), and elsewhere
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 a South Australian Native Species, not listed in the Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.