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Dog's Tooth Wasps

Apoica pallens


Nocturnal wasps that cling to their nest during the day.


The common name I give is a translation from the Spanish name that the locals use,"Diente de Perro".

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25 Comments (1–25)

SG in CR
SG in CR 6 years ago

Thanks Dane

dane.a.hep 6 years ago

That is amazing! This is a great spotting.

beaker98 7 years ago

Congrats Sigg! This really is an amazing spotting!

RiekoS 7 years ago

Congratulations. It is amazing.

Chamalka Dulmini
Chamalka Dulmini 7 years ago


SG in CR
SG in CR 7 years ago

Again, thanks to everyone who likes the picture and left a comment.

ChristosMaroulis 7 years ago


HelenSchwencke 7 years ago

Love it that you added a location for the sighting. So many wonderful posts on Facebook don't and you have no idea where in the world the photo was taken nor any idea of the lifeform's habitat. Thanks muchly

sunnyjosef 7 years ago

Congrats to you Sigg

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 7 years ago

wonderful! congrats on the well-deserved SOTD!

LaurenZarate 7 years ago

Wonderful Spotting!

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 7 years ago

Wow! That looks amazing!

SukanyaDatta 7 years ago

Wonderful capture. Thanks.

Great capture Sigg,congrats on the SOTD and thanks for sharing

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

An amazing sight .. congratulations.

staccyh 7 years ago

Great series, congrats on sotd!

VivBraznell 7 years ago

Great spotting Sigg! Congrats on the SOTD

LuisStevens 7 years ago

Congrats Sigg!

SG in CR
SG in CR 7 years ago

Thanks for taking a look and leaving your comments.

Congratulations on this wonderful SotD !

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 7 years ago


RobThacker 7 years ago

Amazing pics Sigg! congrats on your SOTD

Yasser 7 years ago

Sigg, this fascinating series was chosen as Spotting of the Day! It's the perfect choice to celebrate Costa Rica's stinging victory over Italy in the World Cup today :) Congratulations and we look forward to seeing many more awesome photos from you!


suzmonk 7 years ago

That's about the most interesting thing I've seen all day, Sigg, thanks for showing it to us!

beaker98 7 years ago

This is amazing! Thanks for sharing. Wonderful!

SG in CR
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SG in CR

Alajuela Province, Costa Rica

Spotted on Jun 17, 2014
Submitted on Jun 20, 2014

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