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Wasps

Wasps in brightly coloured vests,
Chewing wood, to make their nests.
Wasps, like rockets, zooming high,
Then dropping down where peaches lie.Anne Ruddick

  1. Common Thread-waisted Wasp

    Ammophila procera

  2. Sand Wasp

    Bicyrtes quadrifasciatus

  3. Chalcid Wasp

    Conura sp.

  4. Chalcid Wasps

    Conura sp.
    These Chalcid Wasps just emerged from a moth cocoon.

  5. Ichneumon Wasp

    Ichneumonidae
    This wasp is getting water.

  6. Potter Wasp

    Monobia quadridens

  7. Five-banded Tiphiid Wasp

    Myzinum quinquecinctum

  8. Paper Wasp at Nest

    Polistes sp.

  9. Paper Wasp

    Polistes sp.

  10. Great Golden Digger Wasp

    Sphex ichneumoneus

  11. Eastern Yellowjacket

    Vespula maculifrons