Ruby-tailed Wasp

Ruby-tailed Wasp

Observation - Ruby-tailed Wasp. Description: These shiny little creatures are Cuckoo Wasps, and are parasites of other Solitary Wasps such as Digger and Potter wasps. They are also called Jewel Wasps. This specimen was across the path from Downhills pond with several other insects on a plant I ha

These shiny little creatures are Cuckoo Wasps, and are parasites of other Solitary Wasps such as Digger and Potter wasps. They are also called Jewel Wasps.

This specimen was across the path from Downhills pond with several other insects on a plant I haven't identified yet