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 Black and yellow mud dauber (Sceliphron caementaria)




Black and yellow mud dauber | Sceliphron caementaria photo
Black and yellow mud dauber wasp (Sceliphron caementaria) collecting mud for nest construction

Photograph by Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Black and yellow mud dauber | Sceliphron caementaria photo
Black and yellow mud dauber (Sceliphron caementaria) building mud nest

Photograph by Howard Ensign Evans, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Black and yellow mud dauber | Sceliphron caementaria photo
Black and yellow mud dauber (Sceliphron caementaria)

Photograph by Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

BLACK AND YELLOW MUD DAUBER FACTS

Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Sphecidae
Genus:Sceliphron
Species:caementaria
Common Name:Black and yellow mud dauber


Relatives in same Genus
  Sphecid wasp (S. laetum)