Monthly Archives: October 2013

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Red-marked Pachodynerus Mason Wasp (Pachodynerus erynnis)

Use caterpillars as larval hosts. A.K.A. Red and Black Mason Wasp

Shown on Florida Native Plant QUEEN-DEVIL (Hieracium gronovii) aka Hawkweed.


My take: Spring Nesting Season Isn’t Just for Birds


CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Florida leatherleaf slug (Leidyula floridana)

Mollusc in Class Gastropoda. This guy/gal (“Most slugs are hermaphroditic, possessing both male and female sex organs”) was walking across the patio during the night.


My take:


Contracted State: