Black and Yellow Mud Dauber Wasp (Sceliphron caementarium)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Black and Yellow Mud Dauber Wasp (Sceliphron caementarium)

Spotted in a dried portion of the pond bed, these two must be preparing for nesting season.

As name implies, they make their nests out of mud. They bring in spiders to lay their eggs on. adults take nectar.

Learn: http://bugguide.net/node/view/6610

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2 comments
  1. I guess they are! I looked up their range from your learn link – amazing! Even into Canada.

  2. Would these range up to the Northeast? I love mud daubers. I love the black/florescent blue ones here but I have also seen something like or similar to this.

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