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Four-Toothed Mason Wasp

Monobia Quadridens

Description:

Often mistaken for the bald-faced hornet, it black with a white band around its waist. The wings are black/iridescent.

Habitat:

It is not social like some wasps. The female finds a hole left from carpenter bees or other burrowers and makes her nest. In my rural backyard, surrounded by a field.


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jodydf
Spotted by
jodydf

Mississippi, USA

Lat: 31.00, Long: -90.02

Spotted on Mar 3, 2017
Submitted on Mar 3, 2017

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