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Blue Hairy Flower Wasp - Scolia soror (Discolia soror )

Family Scoliidae 

This page contains pictures and information about Blue Hairy Flower Wasp that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Body length 30mm
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This Blue Flower wasp is shiny dark blue in colour. Its wings are tinted in dark blue colour as well. When flying under sunlight, it reflect the bright blue light. We sometime see them flying and walking among shrubs searching for prey. They lay eggs on scarab beetle grubs in the soil.
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1. Hairy Flower Wasp Scolia soror - Information Sheet, Museum Victoria, 2001

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Last updated: July 18, 2012.