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3 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 7 months ago

Synoeca was also my first thought. But for Synoeca I would need to see the face from the side. I remember that there is another black wasp around, which is not Synoeca. But at the moment I cannot remember the name or subfamily.

Paul Davis
Paul Davis 7 months ago

This looks like one of the Paper Wasps --- Synoeca sp , possibly ,S. septentrionalis .These are sometimes called Warrior Wasps because of their aggressive nature.

bayucca
bayucca 7 months ago

Do you have some other pictures of this wasp, maybe from the side to see the face??

Alonso Garcia
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Alonso Garcia

Provincia Cartago, Costa Rica

Lat: 9.75, Long: -83.82

Spotted on Jan 9, 2019
Submitted on Jan 9, 2019

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