Susanna Heideman Curador

Unido: 03.feb.2017 Última actividad: 19.jul.2024 iNaturalist

I'm a volunteer naturalist focusing on insects since about 2008. For the past several years my concentration has been on wasp observations, and I'm on iNaturalist most weekdays helping sort Hymenoptera.

I enjoy all the wonderful observations and photos submitted on iNat, and I wish I had the time and energy and words to exclaim and compliment every one, but I can only write Wow - Great photo! so many times.. Same goes for my infrequent explanation of identification, partly because I'm surely the slowest typist in the worldwide web..
Hint for wasp family identification: Look at shape first, proportions, abdomen, eyes, antennal length, and wing venation when possible. Judge by markings and color absolutely last, as always.

Profile photo is Crabronid wasp Trypoxylon getting cleaned up after overindulging in hummingbird feeder.

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