Mud Dauber Wasp

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber (Sceliphron caementarium) is a species of wasps in the family Sphecidae. They are solitary wasps that build nests out of mud and that is why they are called mud dauber wasps.

Mud Dauber Wasp
Mud Dauber Wasp
Mud Dauber Wasp
Mud Dauber Wasp
Mud Dauber Wasp

5 comments:

rocksea said...

these pictures are awsome! more because they give an insight to the world of this particular wasp. the description is helpful in understanding its ethology. cheers,,

birdy said...

Thanks Rocksee for your encouragement and appreciation.

Anonymous said...

My son is doing a school project on wasps and your pictures and text are some of the best we've seen in our "research". Thank you!

birdy said...

Thanks Anonymous for your comment. It's my pleasure that you liked my post about mud dauber wasp.

Lenny Ghazali said...

i just found a single cell nest on my lampshade. yes, my lampshade. not sure whether the wasp will return soon or not. i was so curious to find out what kind of wasp it is and what the inside of the nest looks like. this has been REALLY helpful! thank you!!!!!