Friday, April 28, 2017

April 28, 2017

Location: Fellsmere, my yard

I am a Mischocyttarus mexicanus cubicola,1
I'm a type of Paper Wasp
If I don't do my job and help my queen,
She'll go cannibal at her own larvae's cost.2

(Thanks so much to Lyle Buss from University of Florida  for the help with identification.)

Sources: (1) Lyle Buss, Insect Identification Lab, Entomology & Nematology Dept.,University of Florida 
(2) Wikipedia: Mischocyttarus mexicanus cubicola

Photo and text © 2017 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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