Nature School Game Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Mason wasp

Euodynerus crypticus

Description:

It is a small wasp that has shiny blue wings and a slender abdomen.This specimen is a female because of it only having one yellow band.It also has red and black patterns on the head, thorax, and abdomen.

Habitat:

Semi-urban, Fort Worth, Texas.

Notes:

These wasps make their nests out of mud or in the ground feeding there babies with spiders and caterpillars.They also like pollinating lots of wildflowers and plants.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

2 Comments

Ornithoptera80
Ornithoptera80 5 months ago

Thanks Tukup. I have only seen this species recently.

Tukup
Tukup 5 months ago

Incredible colors Ornithoptera. Thanks for sharing.

Ornithoptera80
Spotted by
Ornithoptera80

Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Spotted on May 3, 2020
Submitted on May 6, 2020

Related Spottings

Mason Wasp Mason Wasp Mason Wasp Mason Wasp

Nearby Spottings

Red and blue flea beetle Jumping leaf beetle Noctuid moth Bilobed looper
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors