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Blue Mud Dauber Wasp (Chalybion californicum)

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Order: Hymenoptera (hy-men-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Sphecidae
Genus: Chalybion
Species: californicum

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Regional...

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Toney, Alabama
Fullerton, California
Bear, Delaware
Pineville, Louisiana
Falmouth, Virginia

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Thumbnail #1 of Blue Mud Dauber Wasp (Chalybion californicum) by kropit

Member Notes:

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Positive MMinto On Jun 25, 2008, MMinto from Chino Hills, CA wrote:

This wasp apparently stocks its burrows primarily with black widow spiders. (according to: http://www.bugpeople.org/taxa/Hymenoptera/Sphecidae/Chalybio... )

Timer: 6.59 jiffies (0.065944910049438).


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