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Digger wasps

Group: 
Bees, Wasps and Ants

Solitary wasps that mainly nest in the ground creating little heaps of soil or sand as they excavate. Usually yellow and black or orange and black.

The information about this group of species has been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Sites List Records List Guidance Notes Recent Records

For more information about a species click/tap its photograph:

  • Heath Potter Wasp

    Eumenes coarctatus
  • Purbeck Mason Wasp

    Pseudepipona herrichii
  • Red-banded Sand wasp

    Ammophila sabulosa
  • Slender-bodied Digger Wasp

    Crabro cribrarius
  • Digger Wasp (L albilabris)

    Lindenius albilabris
  • Common Spiny Digger Wasp

    Oxybelus uniglumis
  • Field Digger Wasp

    Mellinus arvensis
  • Sand-tailed Digger Wasp

    Cerceris arenaria
  • Ornate-tailed Digger Wasp

    Cereris rybyensis
  • Bee-wolf

    Philanthus triangulum