Green-eyed Orange Tachysphex Wasp
Dorsal & Wing Venation
Ellura
Black Sand-loving Wasp
Profile
 
                      
Black Sand-loving Wasp (Tachytes sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Digging Wasp (Wasp: Crabronidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Black Sand-loving Wasp (Tachytes sp)
This Photo:     🔍Dorsal🔎

Thank you Milo van Loon for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
2nd Record in SA
~10mm

Copyright © 2021-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 02-Dec-2021
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.