Yellow-faced Potter Wasp
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)|
|Order:||Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)|
|Family:||Potter Wasp (Wasp: Vespidae)|
|Species:||Yellow-faced Potter Wasp (Australodynerus cf merredinensis)|
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~10mm long. Basically a black wasp, with yellow face markings and orange body patches.
Notice the deeply emarginate eye and wings held up.
In the wing venation description, this shows the difference between this species (top wing) and the very similar looking Paralastor wasps (lower wing).