Odynerus reniformis Hymenoptera:Vespidae A Solitary Wasp

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This species is extinct in the UK but is still found in the Channel Islands. It digs it nests in vertical, usually South facing, soil banks. The end of its hole is built out into a downturned chimney. The female stores weevils in its holes as food for its larvae.



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