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Potter wasp (Vespidae, Eumeninae)Abispa ephippium

Potter wasp, Mason wasp at National Zoo and Aquarium

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Abispa ephippium at National Zoo and Aquarium - 2 Jan 2018
Abispa ephippium at National Zoo and Aquarium - 2 Jan 2018
Abispa ephippium at National Zoo and Aquarium - 2 Jan 2018

Identification history

Potter wasp (Vespidae, Eumeninae) Abispa ephippium 3 Jan 2018 KimPullen
Potter wasp (Vespidae, Eumeninae) Abispa ephippium 2 Jan 2018 RodDeb

Author's notes

the wasp was eating a small insect

1 comment

KimPullen wrote:
   3 Jan 2018
This must be a male as it is much slimmer in the abdomen than the females more commonly seen.

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 2 Jan 2018 Recorded on
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