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Potter wasp

Eumenes sp.

Description:

red body color, around 2 cm length, This species is flying and drinking water in the small pond.

Habitat:

In the guest house area near Mae Ngat Dam, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1 Species ID Suggestions

MartinUrban
MartinUrban 11 years ago
Potter Wasp
Eumenes Species Potter wasp


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14 Comments

MarcoSelis
MarcoSelis 9 years ago

This isn't an Eumenes, but Delta conoideum.

MicheleMorbidelli
MicheleMorbidelli 11 years ago

Great Wasp, never seen it.

TicThapanya
TicThapanya 11 years ago

Thank you MrJohn for recommendation.

MrJohn
MrJohn 11 years ago

It is beautiful, but it also looks like it could light you up if it was angry.

TicThapanya
TicThapanya 11 years ago

right, MartinUrban, genus level is appropriate. thank again for your kindly advice.

MartinUrban
MartinUrban 11 years ago

although the coloration is differently and e.latreilli lives in australia, they could be closely related to each other indeed !

TicThapanya
TicThapanya 11 years ago

Thank you for additional detail MartinUrban. I seek for additional detail, this might be orange potter wasp, (Eumenes latreilli)

MartinUrban
MartinUrban 11 years ago

no sorry the eumenes is solitary too but in each pot is only one single chamber ... delta builds several chambers ...

MartinUrban
MartinUrban 11 years ago

delta are solitary / the elongated mandibulae can be found in several eumenes species !

TicThapanya
TicThapanya 11 years ago

Thank you John La Salle, Hymenoptera is one of the hard identification group.

John La Salle
John La Salle 11 years ago

Possibly Delta rather than Eumenes. I am not too clear on the differences between these two genera.

TicThapanya
TicThapanya 11 years ago

Thank you, MartinUrban for identification.
Thank you, Mona Pirih ^^.

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 11 years ago

Great shot !!

TicThapanya
Spotted by
TicThapanya

จังหวัดเชียงใหม่, Thailand

Spotted on Jun 2, 2013
Submitted on Jun 2, 2013

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