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Thread-waisted Wasps (Sphecidae) | by Burnt Umber
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Thread-waisted Wasps (Sphecidae)

This wasp will hunt for butterfly & moth caterpillars to feed it's larvae. She paralyzes the caterpillar and then entombs the insect inside of the wasp's nest for her larvae to eat when they emerge from the egg.

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Taken on January 28, 2010