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Old 09-26-2012, 09:43 PM
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Burrowing bee....or something that looks like it

Has anybody run across what looks like a big yellow jacket. They burrow in the ground and almost look like ant hills.
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Old 09-26-2012, 10:08 PM
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Digger Bees.

Made there appearance about 6 years ago. When told what they were I was told they are not aggresive. Pour boiling water down the "ant hill" looking hole gets them to move on.
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Old 09-27-2012, 07:29 AM
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Cicada Killer

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sphecius_speciosus
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Old 09-27-2012, 07:49 AM
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Something got me in my ankle early this season, it looked just as everyone's describing, not sure if it bit me or stung me, it was digging in the ground tho
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Old 09-27-2012, 08:07 AM
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That's my vote.

Really harmless to humans also.


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Old 09-27-2012, 09:47 AM
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If it makes a big sandy hill, I'd say it is probably a cicada killer too.
Was it absolutely huge compared to a typical yellow jacket?
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