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

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


Similar Species: Large Mud-nesting Wasp Mimicking Fly (Palimmecomyia pictipennis)

Copyright © 2015-2021 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.