Image Number: 5490015

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Descriptor:
Adult(s)
Description:
They dig burrows(you can see a sand particle in the mandibles) into which they place flies for their larvae to eat.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
Hartford, Connecticut, United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hymenoptera
Suborder: Apocrita
Superfamily: Apoidea
Family: Sphecidae
Subfamily: Nyssoninae
Tribe: Bembicini
Genus: Bicyrtes
Subject: Bicyrtes quadrifasciata (Say)
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Image uploaded:
Monday, January 28, 2013
Image last updated:
Monday, February 25, 2013