Sphex jucundus

Meaning of name: Unknown.

Distribution: Known from throughout Australia.

Remarks: This wasp is approximately 20 millimetres long.

This photograph was taken in January.

References: Identification courtesy of David Knowles.

A revision of the Australian digger wasps in the genus Sphex (Hymenoptera, Sphecidae) https://www.researchgate.net/figure/Sphex-rugifer-A-habitus-B-habitus-C-wings-D-ventral-view-of-metasomal-sterna_fig18_282668950

Atlas of Living Australia https://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:ba4437aa-d45f-4936-bbe9-2b1461e40a8e

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