Cerceris sp of wasp (Garden)

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Cerceris quinquefasciata or Cerceris ruficornis without a Sample the ID can go no further.

From one of the guys that helps me ID my finds “C. quinquefasciata is expanding in East Anglia and I would certainly expect to find it around Cambridge and C.ruficornis is at many calcareous sites in Norfolk so could easily be on the Cambs chalk.”

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One of the ways to get some insects down to a genus is to look at the wing cells for Cerceris are cells 3 and 5 touching and cell ten in contact with 4 and 5 of course you need the key out of the solitary wasp field guide for any of this to make sense.

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