Apoid Wasp
Family - Crabronidae
Genus Cerceris

Kind of a formidable-looking foe, eh?  I used a flash on this shot so the face is probably not white, but yellow
like the rest of the stripes on this wasp.  © Carol Davis, 7-15-2010

cerceris wasp
This neat little predatory wasp was at Promontory Point, Box Elder County, Utah.  These wasps take prey to
their nests and seal them in to feed the larvae when they hatch.  Food includes all kinds of insects and
spiders.  © Carol Davis, 7-15-2010

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