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Camera location37° 51′ 34″ N, 8° 47′ 37″ W Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo
Description
English: A female Sand Wasp (Bembix oculata) in a sandy habitat. Notice the comb in the front legs, used to dig and cover the holes in the ground.
Français : Bembicinée (Bembix oculata) femelle. Ces hyménoptères proches des guêpes vivent dans des habitats sablonneux. Noter les peignes sur les pattes avant qui permettent a l'animal de creuser des trous dans le sable et d'en fermer l'entrée.
Русский: Самка роющей осы Bembix oculata.
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Author Alvesgaspar

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