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Rope-like nest. The first time I have seen one like this. And there were Ropalidia wasps all over the place...building proper nests; the kinds we usually see. The dangling nest is unusual I think. I initially mistook it for a decaying bit of coconut fibre rope but thanks to the zoom I soon realized it was architecture by insect architects. How I wish my camera zoom was more powerful.
Dangling way up from the side wall of an auditorium. The outside opens to an area with lots of trees and beyond that is Dona Paula beach, Goa.
1) http://lazy-lizard-tales.blogspot.in/201... 2) https://www.possumman.com.au/paper-wasps... " Ropalidia revolutionalis builds very distinctive nests, hanging like thick string, that are frequently found on garden shrubs or fences but can also be attached to many places around a house. Each comb or ‘ribbon’ of the paper nest consists of a hanging vertical strip that is generally two cells wide. "