Apoid Wasp
Genus Eucerceris

congregating wasps
These cute little milky-eyed wasps were congregating
some bushes on Guardsman Pass in Salt Lake
County, Utah
© Carol Davis 8-6-2019

king of the stump
All of these (males, I'm assuming) were protecting their own
little territory from one another.  It's rare that I find so many
wasps in one area. Mating season? © Carol Davis 8-6-2019

Eucerceris wasps
These are very beneficial wasps since they prey on
adult Snout and Bark Beetles. © Carol Davis 8-6-2019

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