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Megascolia maculata
Megascolia maculata


Megascolia maculata - top view
Megascolia maculata - top view
Wasp - Megascolia maculata
Wasp - Megascolia maculata
Mammoth wasp
Mammoth wasp
Dagger wasp
Dagger wasp
Megascolia (Regiscolia) maculata
Megascolia (Regiscolia) maculata
Megascolia maculata - front view
Megascolia maculata - front view
Megascolia maculata - Scoliid wasp
Megascolia maculata - Scoliid wasp
Scoliidae - Megascolia maculata
Scoliidae - Megascolia maculata
Megascolia maculata starts flying
Megascolia maculata starts flying

Megascolia (Regiscolia) maculata
Subspecies3
Common namesMammoth wasp
French namesScolie des jardins
AuthorDrury, 1773
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (Germany), South Europe (Italy, Iberian Peninsula (Spain, Portugal)), West Europe (France (South France (Corsica)), Benelux (Belgium)), Southeast Europe (Bulgaria, Greece (Aegean Islands (Crete)), Yugoslavia (Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro (Montenegro)), Albania), Central Europe (Hungary, Czech Republic (Moravia), Slovakia)
Asia
West Asia (Near East (Turkey, Cyprus))
Africa
North Africa
Morocco, Tunisia


Distribution by Synonymus:
Scolia flavifrons   Belgium
CountriesAlbania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Montenegro, Morocco, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey
Links and ReferencesMegascolia maculata in faunaeur.org

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Megascolia maculata
2. Megascolia maculata - top view
3. Wasp - Megascolia maculata
4. Mammoth wasp
5. Dagger wasp
6. Megascolia (Regiscolia) maculata
7. Megascolia maculata - front view
8. Megascolia maculata - Scoliid wasp
9. Scoliidae - Megascolia maculata
10. Megascolia maculata starts flying
Quick search: Maculata - Megascolia - Wasp - Wasps - Scoliid - Scoliidae
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderHymenoptera
Wasps, Bees, Ants, Sawflies, Ants and wasps
SuborderApocrita
True wasps, Bees, Ants, Narrow-waisted hymenopterans, Parasitic wasps, Wasps
InfraorderAculeata
Stinging wasps
SuperfamilyVespoidea
Vespoid wasps, Yellowjackets, Hornets, Paper Wasps, Potter Wasps, Mason Wasps, Pollen Wasps, Velvet ants, Spider wasps, Social wasps, Mud wasps
FamilyScoliidae
Scoliid wasps, Mammoth wasps
SubfamilyScoliinae
TribeScoliini
GenusMegascolia
SubgenusRegiscolia
Speciesmaculata
Megascolia maculata
Mammoth wasp
AuthorDrury, 1773
 
Synonyms
Scolia flavifrons
 
Subspecies
Megascolia maculata bischoffi
Megascolia maculata flavifrons
Megascolia maculata maculata
 Species overview

Keywords
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