Great Golden Digger Wasp Carnage

What Kind of Burrowing Wasp is this?
We have found a number of these wasps burrowing in our yard. From what I can tell they are solitary, and fit the description of the Cidada Killer Wasp, but the colors don’t match the description of such a wasp. Can you tell from the pictures below? They don’t seem to be too aggressive but we have young children, and we’re finding these burrow in their play area, should I be concerned? Thanks,
Steve Clark

Hi Steve,
This poor, dead, Great Golden Digger Wasp is not an aggressive species.

Thanks so much for your response. I’m afraid the Great Gold Digger Wasp that was pictured, was just a result of our initial panic, I’ll be sure to leave the the others intact. Thanks again,

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