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Scoliidae (Scoliid Wasps)
Scoliid Wasps are large, hairy, and colorful. These wasps have stingers, which they use to paralyze the larvae of Scarab beetles. While there are only a few species in this family that occur in Illinois, they are avid seekers of flower nectar.


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