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Thynnid Wasp

Myzinum sp.

Description:

Long, slender-bodied wasp. Mostly black with yellow horizontal stripes and iridescent black to purple wings. Medium-length antennae

Habitat:

Palm flowers in a suburban yard next to mixed forest.


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3 Comments

Deepti S
Deepti S 5 years ago

Beautiful purple wings.

Machi
Machi 5 years ago

The flowers are from this palm tree http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/345...
The bees and wasps are always swarming around the flowers like no tomorrow

HayleyBoBailey
HayleyBoBailey 5 years ago

I'm curious what plant this is, because obviously hymenoptera love it :)

Machi
Spotted by
Machi

Florida, USA

Lat: 28.89, Long: -82.57

Spotted on Jun 21, 2014
Submitted on Jun 25, 2014

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