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Easternn Cicada Killers in Acton, MA

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Easternn Cicada Killers in Acton, MA

Saw these for the first time this yr. Have lived here 6+ yrs.

Date Posted: 2011-07-29 Comments: (1) Show Comments Hide Comments


Posted By: Massachusetts Cicadas | On: 2011-07-31 | Website:

Hi Phoebe,

This looks like a male Eastern Cicada Killer. Typically they will alight on a surface and stake out little territories that they will defend from other males in the hopes that a female cicada killer will wonder by. I wouldn't be surprised if you have more cicada killer wasps around.

Thanks for reporting this.

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