The BioFiles - Bill Hubick

No Common Name (Prionyx sp.)

Genus Prionyx  / Family Sphecidae  / Order Hymenoptera  / Class Insecta  / Phylum Arthropoda  / Kingdom Animalia

A Prionyx wasp in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/16/2012). Adults feed on nectar, but capture grasshoppers as hosts for their larvae.

A Prionyx species in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/11/2017). Verified by Ken Wolgemuth/BugGuide.


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No Common Name (Prionyx sp.) - Map

For now, here's a fun heat map representation of my personal sightings in iNaturalist courtesy of iNaturalist.