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Bembix sp. (genus)

Unidentified Bembix sand wasp at ANBG South Annex

Bembix sp. (genus) at ANBG South Annex - 9 Dec 2020
Bembix sp. (genus) at ANBG South Annex - 9 Dec 2020
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Identification history

Bembix sp. (genus) 15 Dec 2020 michaelb
Bembix sp. (genus) 13 Dec 2020 WHall

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Author's notes

These two wasps appear to be very similar; however one has yellow markings on its' thorax but the other doesn't. Both photographed at ANBG.

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Nearby sightings

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Riccia crystallina (Blue Crystalwort) at ANBG South Annex - 15 Jun 2020 by RWPurdie Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at ANBG South Annex - 1 May 2020 by DerekC Gastrophora henricaria (Fallen-bark Looper, Beautiful Leaf Moth) at ANBG South Annex - 6 Oct 2019 by shoko
Riccia crystallina (Blue Crystalwort) at ANBG South Annex - 15 Jun 2020 by RWPurdie
Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at ANBG South Annex - 1 May 2020 by DerekC
Gastrophora henricaria (Fallen-bark Looper, Beautiful Leaf Moth) at ANBG South Annex - 6 Oct 2019 by shoko

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 9 Dec 2020 02:01 PM Recorded on
  • WHall Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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