CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Mason Wasp (Zethus slossonae)
This species is endemic to central/south Florida. “Zethus use either abandoned burrows of other insects or build nests from vegetable matter and resin.” source: http://www.freshfromflorida.com/content/download/10550/139591/ent153.pdf
Larval host: caterpillars particularly Geometrid Moths (Geometridae) and Twirler Moths and kin (Gelechioidea).
Shown on Florida Native Plant: CORAL HONEYSUCKLE (Lonicera sempervirens)