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PostPosted: 11 Jul 2016, 19:03 
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What the hey kind of bug is this?
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Wife got it on her leg while mowing the lawn. She came to the house on the mower screaming her head off to get the Fn thing off her. I quickly grabbed my camera and took a few pics and then while I was uploading them to photobucket she was screaming something about my ancestry. :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: Bug
PostPosted: 11 Jul 2016, 19:11 
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That's the weirdest looking bug I've ever seen! And I definitely don't want to see anything like that around here. :--o

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 Post subject: Re: Bug
PostPosted: 11 Jul 2016, 19:29 
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That is waspicus popcornicus . Latin for the popcorn wasp. They lay their larvae on young popcorn plants and can destroy an entire crop in days, and also attack anyone who loves popcorn or is associated with anyone who loves popcorn. Good luck. :shock:

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 Post subject: Re: Bug
PostPosted: 12 Jul 2016, 21:16 
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Looks like a Cicada Killer Wasp to me.


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 Post subject: Re: Bug
PostPosted: 12 Jul 2016, 22:55 
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We don't got no Cicadas. :shock:


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 Post subject: Re: Bug
PostPosted: 13 Jul 2016, 20:15 
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trappintime wrote:
We don't got no Cicadas. :shock:


Thanks to the popcorn wasps . :roll: :roll:

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 Post subject: Re: Bug
PostPosted: 14 Jul 2016, 16:04 
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Maybe not, but it sure looks like you got some Cicada Killer Wasps. I saw one several years ago and they are huge, there are several types of cicada killer wasps, they are not aggressive towards humans, good thing too cause they have a huge stinger, and not for popcorn porn either.

This is the year of the 17 year cicada cycle down in the US, so it may have gotten lost in the atmosphere, but that's what it looks like.


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 Post subject: Re: Bug
PostPosted: 14 Jul 2016, 18:01 
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That summitch was huge for sure.


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 Post subject: Re: Bug
PostPosted: 17 Jul 2016, 09:33 
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:shock: I have never seen a wasp that looked like that. Roaddawg we have lots of Cicada Killer Wasp down here each year and I have never seen one that looks that. Ours have a lot of "fuzz" on them. I have to believe doc is making the closest guess with it being the Killer Popcorn Wasp. Sometimes while victims try to consume the eggs of these wasp the crack teeth and even choke on the eggs. A good amount of Coca-Cola will usually dislodge the eggs and allow them to be swallowed where I would guess the germinate into the adult wasp. :roll:

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 Post subject: Re: Bug
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I only ever saw one before. I was huge about 1 1/2 inches long and red just like that one. It was Identified as a Cicada Killer Wasp and I have never seen another one like it before or since until this pic.

I too have seen the ones you're talking about and they burrow in the ground and they are not aggressive towards humans.

I cannot find a picture to support my claim so who knows. That was in the early 80's and I might have been under the influence of heavy metal something illegal back in them days!

haha :lol:


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Roaddawg wrote:
I only ever saw one before. I was huge about 1 1/2 inches long and red just like that one. It was Identified as a Cicada Killer Wasp and I have never seen another one like it before or since until this pic.

I too have seen the ones you're talking about and they burrow in the ground and they are not aggressive towards humans.

I cannot find a picture to support my claim so who knows. That was in the early 80's and I might have been under the influence of heavy metal something illegal back in them days!

haha :lol:


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