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Common European Sand Wasp Found this one near the dunes close to the north-sea on the west-side of the Netherlands, Meyendel-Wassenaar. Bembix rostrata Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Common European Sand Wasp

Found this one near the dunes close to the north-sea on the west-side of the Netherlands, Meyendel-Wassenaar.

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  1. Very colorful shot! They make nice nests these guys! Posted 2 months ago
    1. Thank you very much Marta. Posted 2 months ago

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''Bembix rostrata'' is a protected species of sand wasp native to Central Europe. The genus ''Bembix'' - of which ''B. rostrata'' is among the most distinctive species - has over 340 species worldwide and is found mostly in warm regions with open, sandy soils; Australia and Africa have a particularly rich variety of species.

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By Paul Dirksen

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Uploaded Mar 13, 2020. Captured Jul 2, 2018 14:25.
  • Canon EOS 650D
  • f/9.0
  • 1/790s
  • ISO200
  • 400mm