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AlbertTamayo
AlbertTamayo 9 years ago

Thanks. FYI, the photographer featured in the article is a friend of mine. Here is a link to his original photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/rundstedt/3...
We spotted the same wasp in NAPWC.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ninoy_Aquin...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXUKGW5UP...

Carolina
Carolina 9 years ago

Yes, it is a wasp. The only article I could found about them was this:
http://www.afternoondc.in/spectrum/the-x...

It would be really cool if someone could give an ID, this wasp is way too cool!

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 9 years ago

The eyes look like many of the Paper Wasps family.
I first thought it might be a Polistes, but they'r enot a common species of the Phillipines.
Some hornets also have the same "eye-shield".

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

I question that it is a wasp, more likely a beetle.

AlbertTamayo
AlbertTamayo 9 years ago

Thanks! =)

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 9 years ago

A hell of a picture - awesome!

AlbertTamayo
Spotted by
AlbertTamayo

Metro Manila, Philippines

Spotted on Mar 3, 2011
Submitted on Oct 10, 2011

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