Natural History Photographs


Bembix rostrata
Nederlands:Harkwesp
Deutsch:Große Kreiselwespe
Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen, the Netherlands; 3 June 2007. Mating couple.
The adult wasps had emerged fairly recently, and males were aggregating eager to mate with a fresh female. Notice the very delicate touching of the antennae on the photograph left. Who would expect these wasps to be so tender?
Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen,
the Netherlands; 12 August 2007.
Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen,
the Netherlands; 8 July 2007.
Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen, the Netherlands; 8 July 2007. Digging females.