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Insects/Bugs/Bees/Butterflies - Apoid Wasps - Weevil Wasp
Class:Insecta Order:Hymenoptera Family:Crabronidae Genus:Cerceris


Weevil Wasps, Cerceris insolita. Black and yellow wasp with yellow based, black antennae and black based, yellow legs. Weevils are named for feeding beetles to their larvae, and adults feed on flower nectar. Photographed this small sparsely banded black and white wasp hovering around some Black-eyed Susans.

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 Apoid Wasps - Weevil Wasp Photograph
 Apoid Wasps - Weevil Wasp Photograph
 Apoid Wasps - Weevil Wasp Photograph
 

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