Insect and Bug ID forum: Cicada Killer

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Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)

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Jul 12, 2016 10:07 AM CST
We have lots of Cicadas buzzing in the trees around here in the late afternoon and early evening and yesterday morning I spotted hordes of what I thought were wasps swarming all over the place, then I spotted mounds of sandy soil in the grass and began investigating and googling to find that what we have are Cicada Killers .... aaah Nature!
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Name: Christine
North East Texas (Zone 7b)
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Jul 14, 2016 7:52 PM CST
Thumbs up That is a really good picture of the Cicada Killer.
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Name: Der Thomaskantor
Massachusetts (Zone 6b)
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Jul 14, 2016 8:06 PM CST
Yes they are cicada killers, and they're very annoying!

The thread "How do you get rid of cicada hawks?" in Pests and Diseases forum

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