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Friday, June 26, 2020

June 26, 2020

Location: Fellsmere, St. Sebastian River Preserve State Park

We are Horse's Paper Wasps
As shown here, we commonly nest on metal beams
Females malaxate liquid from prey that workers catch
And feed the remaining solids to the babies.

Sources: Wikipedia - Polistes major major

Photo and text © 2020 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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