Blue-winged scoliid wasp taking nectar on English ivy flowers

    Blue-Winged Wasp

    Scolia dubia
    Long-legged wasp grasping a wolf spider while clinging to house siding

    Entypus Spider Wasps

    Entypus aratus, E. unifasciatus, E. fulvicornis, and others
    Photo of a great black wasp on a bindweed flower

    Great Black Wasp

    Sphex pensylvanicus
    image of Black-and-Yellow Mud Dauber

    Mud Daubers

    Three genera: Sceliphron, Trypoxylon, and Chalybion
    Glossy black spider wasp manipulating paralyzed spider

    Spider Wasps

    About 300 species in North America north of Mexico

See Also

Photo of a Yellow-Collared Scape Moth

Yellow-Collared Scape Moth

Cisseps fulvicollis
image of Plume Moth on blade of grass

Plume Moths

Nearly 150 species in North America north of Mexico