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Unidentified at suppressed - 20 Apr 2023
Unidentified at suppressed - 20 Apr 2023
Unidentified at suppressed - 20 Apr 2023
Unidentified at suppressed - 20 Apr 2023
Unidentified at suppressed - 20 Apr 2023
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Identification history

Sphex sp. (genus) 3 May 2023 TimL

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Possibly a Digger Wasp rather than a Blue Flower Wasp. Very fast and loud in flight. Persistently flew around this patch of sandy ground, landing every now and again despite my presence.

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Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 20 Apr 2023 11:31 AM Recorded on
  • TimL Recorded by

Additional information

  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
  • Alive / healthy Animal health

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