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Black Potter Wasp

Rhynchium atrissima

Description:

Black wasp, about 2cm in body length. It has orange antennae. Its wings have orange and black coloration. IDd as Rhynchium atrissima, similar to my other spotting - http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/324.... Potter wasps (or mason wasps) are a cosmopolitan wasp group presently treated as a subfamily of Vespidae, but sometimes recognized in the past as a separate family, Eumenidae.

Habitat:

Backyard, spotted on Heliconia leaf and seen nectaring on Yellow Alder flower.

Notes:

Matching image: http://foter.com/f/photo/5084942911/43ac...

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2 Comments

Thanks, next!

nexttogone
nexttogone 9 years ago

Nice series!

Biñan, Laguna, Philippines

Spotted on Mar 13, 2013
Submitted on Mar 15, 2013

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