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Cidada Killer?

Discussion in 'Macro, Flowers, Insects, and Greenery' started by Doug Lutke, Aug 2, 2009.

  1. Doug Lutke

    Doug Lutke

    Dec 30, 2006
    This large wasp was hovering over a small sand pile in our yard yesterday morning. As near as I can tell, it is a cicada killer. Correct me if I'm

  2. Nice IF shot, those are hard to get, even if he was hovering.
    Never heard of a cicada killer, till today, but thats what it looks like. I have seen these wasp, and I have seen them carring very large insects, but not cicadas.
  3. I never heard them called that, Doug, but that does describe what they do. I have not seen one for many years, but I remember, from when I was very young, watching them carry cicadas to their underground nests.
  4. DangerKilo


    May 14, 2009
    A tennis racket! That'll kill em!
  5. HappyFish


    Oct 19, 2006
    all I see is a padlock. ?
  6. I guess because someone might steal the wonderful image and make money with it.
  7. Doug Lutke

    Doug Lutke

    Dec 30, 2006
    Your a very funny person!

    Actually this post went for a few days without a comment and I deleted the picture from my Zenfolio account.

    Thanks for the other comments as well.
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