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Potter wasp nest,  made by a <em>Eumenes</em> sp.
19-SEP-2010 Christine Hanrahan

Potter wasp nest, made by a Eumenes sp.

Found on a rock, this small clay nest was intricate and strongly made. As I understand it, it is usually Eumenes verticalis who make their potter nests on rocks.

Canon Canon PowerShot SX20 IS
1/200s f/2.8 at 5.0mm iso200 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
Norman Richard26-Sep-2010 23:22
Proven technology, hundred of millions of year old!
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