Sphecinae: Isodontia diodon. (Kohl; 1890)
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Sai Kung Country Park; 2004. Female closing up the nesting cavity with fine plant hair and a final mud opercula.
Collection Specimen
Prey items in a Nest Trap. The genus Isodontia is known to provision cells with Orthoptera only, however I. diodon uses exclusively Blatella bisignata, this being the 1st record of such prey for this species. Note the larvae feeding on the 1st prey provisioned.