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Blue Mud Dauber

Chalybion californicum

Description:

Predatory wasp species, it eats mainly brown and black widow species found on the island. Their tempermant is neutral unless disturbed in which they use their painfull stinger to defend.

Habitat:

Around shrubs, mosses and small plants in densly planted forests. Foraging through the day and hunting widow spiders during the night.

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Brian Muñiz
Spotted by
Brian Muñiz

Collores, Puerto Rico, USA

Spotted on Jan 10, 2013
Submitted on Mar 3, 2013

Spotted for Mission

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