Orange-tailed Digger Wasp
S3, Male: Wing Venation
Rounded Grasshopper Wasp
S1, Male, profile
Rounded Grasshopper Wasp (Prionyx globosus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Mud Dauber & Sand Wasp (Wasp: Sphecidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Rounded Grasshopper Wasp (Prionyx globosus)
This Photo:     🔍S1, Male, dorsal🔎

Thank you Fauna_Mirifica for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~13mm long Male.
Notice the 2 lobes on it's foot claws. Prionyx translates to "Saw Claws"; "Prion" = "Saw" & "onyx" = claw.
We found 1 male in Mar.

Copyright © 2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 22-Mar-2023
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.