White-jawed Weevil Wasp
Female, ventral
Ellura
Tricoloured Weevil Wasp
Male, profile
 
                      
Tricoloured Weevil Wasp (Cerceris sp ES05)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Digging Wasp (Wasp: Crabronidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Tricoloured Weevil Wasp (Cerceris sp ES05)
This Photo:     🔍Male, dorsal🔎

Thank you Milo van Loon & Brian-d for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~8mm long. Notice the extra abdominal segment compared with the other female Cerceris sp shown here.
1 Male found in Feb.

Copyright © 2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 05-Feb-2022
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.