Sighting

Leigh Roswen 7 Jul 2019

Resin Wasps Possibly Epsilon excavatum

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Sighted 7 Jul 2019

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  • Leigh Roswen 7 July 2019
    Vespidae
    (family)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Hymenoptera: Vespidae
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Notes

  • Leigh Roswen 9 July 2019
    Tagged With epsilon excavatum
    Leigh Roswen says

    Thanks so much Ken Walker for possibe id. Very exciting - How wonderful is entomology when an amateur can find rarely observed creatures literally right at her front door!

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  • Leigh Roswen 7 July 2019
    Tagged With resin wasp wasp
    Leigh Roswen says

    The photo of juvenile? wasps in the nest was taken today (7 July) and the adult on the same nest was taken back in February this year. ?Epsilon sp

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  • Ken Walker 8 July 2019
    Tagged With cool
    Ken Walker says

    Thanks Leigh -- this could be the first ever image of Epsilon excavatus. It certainly has different colour markings than found on Epsilon chartergiforme. Many thanks for sharing.

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  • Ken Walker 10 July 2019
    Tagged With yes
    Ken Walker says

    That's the value of citizen science !

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