No Common Name Cerceris fumipennis Say 1837  


BugGuide: This species preys mostly on adult metallic woodborers (Buprestidae), including the invasive Emerald Ash Borer. The wasp is even being employed to detect the presence of the EAB.


Larvae feed mostly on Buprestid beetles (BugGuide).

There are 3 records in the project database.

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A female Cerceris fumipennis species in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/15/2014). Determined by Bob Biagi/BugGuide. Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

A male Cerceris fumipennis in Baltimore City, Maryland (7/14/2009). Determined by John S. Ascher/BugGuide. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

A Cerceris fumipennis in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/29/2012). Determined by Ken Wolgemuth and Matthias Buck/BugGuide. Photo by Rod Burley. (MBP list)

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