Large Mud-nesting Wasp
Abdomen
Ellura
Large Mud-nesting Wasp
Rear
 
    
Large Mud-nesting Wasp (Abispa sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Potter Wasp (Wasp: Vespidae)
Species: Large Mud-nesting Wasp (Abispa sp)
This Photo:     Dorsal
Synonym: Abispa abispa
Other names: Australian Hornet, Dauber Wasp, Large Mudnest Wasp, Large Mudwasp, Mud Dauber, Potter Wasp
Similar Species: Large Mud-nesting Wasp Mimicking Fly

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), and elsewhere

Copyright © 2015- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 09-Dec-2015
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.