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Cicada Killer Wasps in Quincy, MA

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Cicada Killer Wasps in Quincy, MA

These wasps have actually been flying around my lavender bushes for over two weeks. As of yesterday, I discovered holes in my lawn and thought I had moles. Today, I saw the wasps instead.

Date Posted: 2012-08-04 Comments: (3) Show Comments Hide Comments


Posted By: Massachusetts Cicadas | On: 2013-04-08 | Website:

Hello and thanks for sharing your images of these cicada killers. The wasps are extremely docile and will not harm you unless you accidentally step on one. Also, the males are harmless and don't have stingers.

Now that you have these wasps, don't be surprised if next year they will return.

Thanks for sharing.

Posted By: irene | On: 2013-05-11 | Website: cicada killer wasp in cambaridge

now are you talking of a bee or this new bug due to come out of hiding Im confuced is it that the new bug is killing wasp please explain

Posted By: Massachusetts Cicadas | On: 2013-05-11 | Website:

Hi there, this type of wasp is known as a "Cicada Killer" that means that it hunts cicadas.

The cicada killers may return to this same place in late July or early August.

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