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Great Golden Digger Wasp
How'd you like to have one of these land on your nose? It's a Great Golden Digger Wasp (Sphex ichneumoneus). Photo taken September 28, 2008 on the summit plateau of Black Mesa, OK.

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Liba Kopeckovawow...

Liba Kopeckova

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great detail of Sphex ichneumoneus...
Posted Dec 6, 2009 9:15 pm

AlpinistRe: wow...

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Thanks! I love the pollen covered face. He looks drunk on the stuff...
Posted Dec 7, 2009 3:21 pm

AlpinistRe: looks hungry...

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They do indeed have stingers which they use to sting and paralyze prey insects.
Posted Dec 26, 2011 12:39 pm

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AlpinistSubmitted by Alpinist
on Sep 30, 2008 1:42 am

Image ID: 447837
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Object Title: Great Golden Digger Wasp

Image Type(s): Wildlife, Flora