Cicada Killer Wasp

© Marsha S. Smith

Cicada Killer Wasp

Uploaded: July 08, 2010

Description

or Sand Hornet - Sphecius speciosus
These wasps are about 2 inches long and look quite intimidating, but are not aggressive at all (of course unless you are a cicada). The females sting, the males don't.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/5000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 1600, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 200.00 mm, Model: NIKON D90

Comments

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 08, 2010

Outstanding clarity, tones and info Marsha! Jeff #1286208

Murry Grigsby July 09, 2010

Another terrific macro Marsha! I love the textures and clarity but the scale may be my favorite element!! #8744332

Nikki McDonald level-classic July 17, 2010

Wonderful colors and detail, Marsha. Saw this in Editor's Picks -- congratulations. #8770448

Sam Britt August 13, 2010

Congratulations again, Marsha! #8828483

Fran J. Jagger August 13, 2010

Cool Capture!! Congrats on your Finalist, Marsha!! :) #8829023

Patrick Rouzes level-classic August 15, 2010

CONGRATULATIONS, Marsha! Love it! #8835324

Anita Hogue August 29, 2010

WOW, what an awesome capture Marsha! #8869227

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