Square-headed Wasp
Family Crabroninae
Tribe Larrini

Larrini wasp
I found this little wasp near Hoover Dam (or Boulder Dam for you older folks). This little Nevada dweller
was scooting around the desert floor like a dune buggy.  If I got a little too close for comfort, it would
fly up, but never land too far away.  It didn't like its picture taken so the best photo I got was this one. 
It was a beautiful wasp and definitely on the prowl for a meal.  © Carol Davis 4-1-2010

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