IN-0293 Digger wasp

IN-0293 Digger wasp
Description: Close up of a female field digger wasp (Mellinus arvensis) resting on pine bark in a Norfolk woodland in autumn. This fly-hunting solitary wasp excavates its nest
in sandy soil and stocks them mainly with hover-flies.
Keywords: insect, insects, invertebrate, wasp, digger wasp, solitary wasp, fly-hunting wasp, Hymenoptera, Sphecidae, field digger wasp, Mellinus arvensis, female, black and yellow, striped, predatory, fly-hunting, solitary, close-up, bark, pine bark, resting, nature, natural, wildlife, wood, woodland, Norfolk, United Kingdom
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