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Eastern Cicada Killer in Warwick, RI

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Eastern Cicada Killer in Warwick, RI

these cicada killer wasps were nesting in my yard on July 10 and July 13,2011 in Warwick, RI wing span measures 1 in stinger 1/4 in body of first 2 in second body is a little over an inch

Date Posted: 2011-07-10 Comments: (1) Show Comments Hide Comments


Posted By: Massachusetts Cicadas | On: 2011-07-16 | Website:

Hi Gina,

Thanks for the photo. If you killed these cicada killers, it really wasn't necessary. Cicada Killers are extremely non-aggressive towards humans and the males don't even have stingers.

In fact, I have stolen paralyzed cicadas away from cicada killer females and have never been stung.

Thanks for sharing your photo.

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