Black-faced Mud-collar Wasp
Ventral
Ellura
White-legged Mud-collar Wasp
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White-legged Mud-collar Wasp (Ischnocoelia sp ES03)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Potter Wasp (Wasp: Vespidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: White-legged Mud-collar Wasp (Ischnocoelia sp ES03)
This Photo:     🔍Dorsal🔎

Thank you Marco Selis & Milo van Loon for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
1st record of this genus in South Australia
~15mm long. Notice the emarginate eye, highlighted by an orange spot.
This specimen seems to be infested with brown mites.

Copyright © 2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 13-Jan-2022
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.