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Unidentified Flower wasp (Scoliidae & Tiphiidae) (TBC)

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Unidentified at Suppressed - 23 Feb 2019
Unidentified at Suppressed - 23 Feb 2019

Identification history

Unidentified 25 Feb 2019 HarveyPerkins

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Author's notes

About 18 mm in head/body length. This looks rather bee-like but the long antennae with short scape argue against this; so I'm postulating a flower (Tiphiid) wasp possible bee mimic?

1 comment

KimPullen wrote:
   25 Feb 2019
It does look more like a bee (e.g. a Lasioglossum) than a tiphiid, but the size?

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Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 23 Feb 2019 2:23 PM Recorded on
  • HarveyPerkins Recorded by
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