Tuesday, August 28, 2018

August 28, 2018

Location: Durham, NC, Museum of Life and Science

I am known as a Great Black Wasp
I dig tunnels under ground.
I lay eggs in the tunnels and next to each egg,
There's a Katydid or Cricket for my young to chow down.

Sources: Insect Identification for the Casual Observer - Great Black Wasp (Sphex pensylvanicus)

Photo and text © 2018 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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