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shar
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Posted on 09-07-2006 20:27
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Dear all,

Does anyone know the ID of this wasp? (spotted on Madeira)

Thanks.

Shar
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The genus may be Sceliphron a slender mud -dauber Robert
 
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Hello,
Sceliphron is correct.
You should take a look at this thread on "Le monde des insectes" for the sp.
http://www.insect...t5506.html
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Didier.

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Which makes it Sceliphron caementarium (black petiole, yellow scape and propodeum, yellow tegulae, black femur 3 There is an account at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_and_yellow_mud_dauber to which I have added Didiers's excellentPfftPfft site. A wonderful insect. Robert
 
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Posted on 13-07-2006 19:21
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Dear Didier, Robert

Thank you for ID and further information. A somewhat scary but indeed wonderful insect.

Kind regards

Shar
 
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