sand wasp


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sand wasp

n
(Animals) a solitary wasp of the subfamily Sphecinae, a subgroup of the digger wasps most of which nest in sandy ground
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Mr Williams hopes the latest project will enhance the survival prospects of the dunes' rarest inhabitants such as petalwort, sand wasps and mining bees.
The Countryside Council for Wales (CCW) aims to create small, new areas of bare, open sand and dune slacks, which will boost the survival chances of some of the sand dunes' rarest plants and insects - including petalwort, sand wasps, mining bees and rare beetles.