Great Golden Digger Wasp – 7/27/11

Observer: Paul Lauenstein Observation Date: 7/27/11 Observation Time: 3:50 p.m. Observation Location: soccer parking lot near Gavins Pond Common Name: Great Golden Digger Wasp Scientific Name: Sphex ichnumoneus Comments: Sphex ichnumoneus is a species of solitary wasp, commonly known as the Great Golden Digger Wasp. This large and colorful wasp can frequently be found nectaring at flowers in late summer and fall. It makes burrows in bare ground […]

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Bumblebee – 6/29/10

Observer: Paul Lauenstein Observation Date: 6/29/10 Observation Time: 7:50 a.m. Observation Location: Gavins Pond Road area Common Name: Bumble Bee Scientific Name: Bombus sp. Comments: Bumblebees are important pollinators. There are many species of bumblebees. More information: Bumblebees of the Eastern United States

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