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Mason wasp (<em>Ancistrocerus</em>)
9-AUG-2010 Christine Hanrahan

Mason wasp (Ancistrocerus)

One of the many potter and mason wasps that occur in this area. A pretty little black and yellow wasp, this one seeking nectar at the Fletcher Wildlife garden. As their name suggests, these wasps make clay pots as nests!

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Stephanie30-Jul-2011 19:17
Awesome image Christine!!! I wonder what kind of wasp I have under a glass jar in my family room right now..... V
Carl Carbone30-Jul-2011 19:03
I just saw on of these today! Nice shot.
Colin Storey30-Jul-2011 19:02
Stunning detailed scenic it. v
Pierre30-Jul-2011 18:14
Tout à fait merveilleux comme prise! V
globalgadabout30-Jul-2011 14:46
dazzling details in this ace shot...the tiny flowers are delightful...V
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