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Description

Large-ish wasp collecting mud for a nest. About five seen around the edges of the dam. Quite timid and tricky to photograph! After a bit of a search I've attempted an ID with Sceliphron laetum based on the facial features seen on the photo and this information here: http://museum.wa.gov.au/research/collections/terrestrial-zoology/entomology-insect-collection/entomology-factsheets/sceliphron

Date & Time

  2017-03-04 03:15 PM [Melbourne]

Location

  -37.648091 , 144.862305 : m

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Andrew Brown, Cathy Powers, and Pauline McCarthy starred this.

  1. Michael Gooch  Hi Andrew - have you ever seen them building their nests? Pretty amazing to see - Louise did a short clip here if you are interested, mate :) https://www.outsidefourwalls.com/video/

    Reply • 05 Mar 2017




NS Observation No. 58BA73F2ED2A893890002559
Created 2017-03-04 07:03 PM (almost 3 years ago)
Created By Andrew Allen
Updated 2017-03-06 10:32 AM (almost 3 years ago)
Updated By Andrew Allen
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