CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Scoliid Wasp (Scolia nobilitata)
parasitoids of scarab beetle larvae found in soil
I often find multiple wasps “sleeping” together in the early morning/dusk. I think they must tuck each other in for the night.
Shown on Florida Native Plant: GROUNDSEL TREE; SEA MYRTLE; SALTBUSH (Baccharis halimifolia)