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Ectemnius cephalotes Ectemnius cephalotes, translated in Dutch we call it a block head wasp (don&#039;t know the common English translation).<br />
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Ectemnius cephalotes

Ectemnius cephalotes, translated in Dutch we call it a block head wasp (don't know the common English translation).

Please click the "load original" option to zoom in on the compound eye's.

    comments (7)

  1. Great! You can proceed with the ID. Cheers* Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thanks :)! Posted 3 years ago
  2. I was creating a species record but another moderator was doing so at the same time :)

    Either way, amazing as always, this has to be my favorite so far. The eyes are incredible, also remarkable is the "hair" growing on the jaws. What a beast!
    Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thanks! This is also one of my personal favorites, i think it has the most beautiful compound eyes of any dutch
      critter.
      Posted 3 years ago
      1. Brought to life with light that seems to come from three angles, superb! Posted 3 years ago
  3. Love those hinges and sockets too. A miniature mechanical marvel. Posted 3 years ago
  4. Mesmerizing! Posted 3 years ago

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Ectemnius cephalotes is a species of Hymenoptera insects, more specifically wasps belonging to Crabronidae family.

The scientific authority of the species is Olivier and was described in the year 1792.

Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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Uploaded Mar 25, 2016. Captured Aug 31, 2014 16:46 in Gastelsedijk Zuid 10-12, 4751 VG Oud Gastel, Netherlands.
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