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Ropalidia marginata

Ropalidia marginata


R marginata is a red-orange paper wasp. These wasps come with a yellow ring around the lower abdomen. She/he forages around the garden for food and water and day after day.


He/she lives in a colony on a terrace garden near me. In the photo, the wasp is perched on the leaf of a Echinodorus cordifolius, the spade-leaf sword plant.(aquatic plant).

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FisheyeM 2 years ago

Thank you MichaelS!

MichaelS 2 years ago

Hi FisheyeM, welcome to the Project Noah community!

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Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Spotted on Feb 11, 2021
Submitted on Feb 12, 2021

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