New garden species

Auplopus carbonarius♀︎

Last update: 5 February 2021


LOCATION: Krimpen aan den IJssel, garden


A new garden species, a female Auplopus carbonarius [1,3]. It is a common wasp in the Netherlands [2].

See also

Auplopus carbonarius ♀︎
Auplopus carbonarius ♀︎

The species is identifiable by [3]:

  • the inner eye edges bent slightly towards each other
  • shin 3 has thorns of equal length and equally spaced
  • front wing discoidal cell 2 without sag
  • frontside pronotum rounded
  • first abdominal segment petiolate
  • abdominal segments black


1 Nederlands Soortenregister


3 NIEUWENHUIJSEN, Hans. De spinnendoders van Nederland (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Jeugdbondsuitgeverij, 2008.

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