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Preys on black widow spiders.
Had mud nests under this deck.
Nesting in a wooden patio.
I saw it fight with a spider, stung it & paralyzed it!!
1 inch long black/metallic blue wasp
Bosque nuboso reserva biológica Santa Elena, Monteverde
Large wasp with blue shell and dark ...
A large, metallic black-and-blue winged ...
Terrible photo, but all the mud
Bluish tint when the light hits it.
A large, metallic blue, solitary wasp that ...
Family Sphecidae. It nests in the cells of
layer of mud. The female never returns to ...
This specimen was about 1 inch in length. I didn't notice a
Blue-black wasp with dark
They are the main predator of the black and brown widow spiders.
2nd image is it gathering straw for it's burrow, 3rd (sorry I am using a zoom ...
This thread-waisted wasp renovates abandoned
25mm long wasp with blue-green iridescence. ...
about the size of a lemon.
Large. About 2" long. Iridescent, dark
Roughly 25-28 millimeters in body length, colored as shown in deep metallic ...
Large, very dark blue (to the point it ...
specif wasp, was successfully hunting in a goldenrod meadow, resting often on a ...
BUGGUIDE could NOT ID this to species
day time active, large wasp over 1 inch
This small emerald wasp was seen hanging around the nest of a
Predatory wasp species, it eats mainly brown and black widow species found on ...
About 28-30+ millimeters in body length, bright metallic
Dirt daubers don't build nests, they add ...
were mud nests built on the socket holes ...
Frequently confused with the Blue
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