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Subject: Ground wasp?
Location: Grand Junctoon , CO
August 7, 2015 3:22 pm
We have an interesting wasp that is excavating a small hole in a crack in the driveway. He does not seem aggressive ….similar in behavior to a cicada killer.
Signature: Patrick

Steel Blue Cricket Hunter

Steel Blue Cricket Hunter

Dear Patrick,
This sure looks like a Steel Blue Cricket Hunter,
Chlorion aerarium, to us, and we believe SHE is making a subterranean nest that she will provision with Crickets for her brood.  See BugGuide for more information on the Steel Blue Cricket Hunter.

Steel Blue Cricket Hunter

Steel Blue Cricket Hunter

Steel Blue Cricket Hunter

Steel Blue Cricket Hunter

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Grand Junction, Colorado

2 Responses to Steel Blue Cricket Hunter

  1. I’ve been seeing these or something similar here in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

  2. bob says:

    just saw this just outside of Boulder Colorado

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