Square-headed Wasp (Liris sp.)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Square-headed Wasp (Liris sp.)

nest in soil in preexisting cavities.

“Gryllid crickets are the usual prey.” source: http://natl.ifas.ufl.edu/biota/sphecid_wasps.php

Shown on Florida Native Plant: PAINTEDLEAF; FIRE-ON-THE-MOUNTAIN (Poinsettia cyathophora)

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