Sphecodina abbottii (Swainson, 1821)
Status: Occasional local resident
Larval Hostplant(s): Grape (Vitis).
Range: Found in the eastern United States west to the eastern Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas.
NENHP Ranking: Not listed
Broods/Flight Times: Nebraska records (from May to July) indicate one extended brood, peaking in June. A second occurs in southern portions of its range.
Habitat: Near hostplants, often in wooded areas.
Avg. Wingspan: 2 – 2 3/4 Inches
Overwintering: As pupae in leaf litter or in the soil.