Mexican Grass-Carrying Wasp

Scientific Name: Isodontia mexicana

Family: Sphecidae

Native Range: North America, Pennsylvania*

Size: 18–20 millimetres (0.71–0.79 in)*

Active: Early summer – early fall*

Color and Appearance: “The body is completely black, the thorax is quite hairy and the wings have a smoky-brown color.”*

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