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wasp nest

Description:

Nests found together. The cylindrical nest is home to small black wasps and is stuffed with dead prey items (e.g. spiders). The globular nest was very close to the cylindrical nest (pictured). There were other cylindrical nests nearby. I don't know if the different shaped nests represent different species.

Habitat:

Observed on the exterior wall of a house surrounded by a large semi-urban yard & garden, near to a disturbed patch of remnant lowland forest, in the equatorial tropics of northern New Guinea.

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2 Comments

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

Mud daubers are long, slender wasps. Please see my description wadigo2.

wadigo2
wadigo2 8 years ago

Mud dauber nest

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Indonesia

Spotted on Jul 14, 2013
Submitted on Jul 19, 2013

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