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Pipe Organ Mud Dauber

Trypoxylon politum


Tube-shaped wasp nests


Covered sitting area near a creek in a park

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cole21 a year ago

What are pipe organ mud dauber🤔

Machi a year ago

Thank you both!

SarahWhitt a year ago

We have these "nuissance" wasps in our barn and they build these organ pipe nests on the walls -- when they dry, they're like concrete!
I have watched them being built. It is fascinating to watch a wasp get a ball of mud in its mouth and fly to the nest and construct it - one mouthful at a time.

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City of Gainesville Municipal Boundaries, Florida, USA

Spotted on Feb 2, 2019
Submitted on Apr 26, 2019

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