Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Washday Wasp




































This little digger wasp took  fancy to our washing on the washing line yesterday. There are quite a few very similar looking species but I'd hazard a guess that this might be a female Crabro cribrarius. There's a picture of a male, with spade-shaped front legs , here



The smooth, almost hemispherical eyes are particularly striking.

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