Thursday, April 06, 2006

If you take these kinds of pictures.....

You have to be ready....



For the female to take flight...



And then come at you with her stinger!
(Unfortunately I have no shots of the last stage, as I was running away...)
Zeta argillaceum
Vero Beach FL
4/6/06

3 comments:

joops said...

i told you! did I not tell you? (about not being able to leave comments) geez! email me back already.. you keep updating your pictures, so I know you're not dead! :P

Timmy J. said...

what the hell is that?

deadmike said...

This is another Eumenine wasp. Zeta argillaceum.
The round things are mud nests, probably containing paralyzed caterpillars for the wasp larvae to eat.