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Striking little wasp - Pachodynerus nasidens - female

Striking little wasp - Pachodynerus nasidens - Female
Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
November 3, 2007
On Cassia alata. Note the saw-like mandibles!

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Striking little wasp - Pachodynerus nasidens - female Striking little wasp - Pachodynerus nasidens - female

Pachodynerus nasidens (Eumeninae) - female
Mandibles are indeed impressive. Color pattern mimicks Brachygastra mellifica (Polistinae), a social Wasp absent in Florida.

 
Hey Richard...
Thanks for the ID!

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