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Which wasp is this ? ID please
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Posted on 13-05-2022 18:30
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Found today in the Soester Börde, NRW, Germany near D-59457 Westönnen on a field edge, copulating.
Who knows it ?
Best regards, Volkmar
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Edited by Volkmar on 13-05-2022 20:40
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Posted on 13-05-2022 20:25

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Hi Volkmar, it's a wasp, Cephidae, mating couple. From what I see, it could be (edit) Cephus pygmaeus- but not sure!
Edited by eklans on 13-05-2022 20:36
Greetings, Eric
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Thank you very much Eric for this determining, I change the headline of this thread
and write to the webmaster to place this thread in "other insects..."
Best regards, Volkmar
Edited by Volkmar on 13-05-2022 21:18
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