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Sphecidae? - Sphex sp.?
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Posted on 03-08-2011 11:27

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I photographed this wasp in the north-east of Portugal on the 16th of May of this year.
I believe it is a member of the Sphecidae family and possibly a Sphex sp. (S. flavipennis?).

Can someone confirm the genus and perhaps id the species?

Thanks in advance.
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Posted on 03-08-2011 20:56

Location: Slovenia
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I guess, not. Check with those:

first two are same species, and I hink they fit yours the most, doh there are probaly some other specieses similar too
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13.11.18 12:49
Hello Can any1 give me a contact email for Entomologie heute Thx

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I don't have it, sorry

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