Five-banded Tiphiid Wasp (Myzinum quinquecinctum)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Five-banded Tiphiid Wasp (Myzinum quinquecinctum)

Male. Despite the common name, the males may have 6 bands

BENEFICIAL Larvae are parasitoids of white grubs (scarab larvae)

Learn: http://elmostreport.blogspot.com/2009/07/five-banded-tiphiid-wasp-myzinum.html

Shown on Florida Native Plant: CLIMBING HEMPVINE (Mikania scandens)

My take: http://www.beautifulwildlifegarden.com/got-grubs-help-is-on-the-way.html

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