Gorytini Wasp - ? Acanthostethus sp.

Family Crabronidae

This page contains pictures and information about Gorytini Wasps that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Body length 15mm
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Pictures taken in Daisy Hill near Buhot Creek on Dec 2008. The wasp was examining the mud wall, could be trying to collect some mud.
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Also found this wasp on Dec 2009 in Anstead Forest. This look like a Vespid wasp but its eyes is not emarginated and its fore wings not folded longitudinally. From its wing veins we believed it is a Sphecid Wasp.

1. Insects of Australia, CSIRO, Division of Entomology, Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 1991, pp 991.

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