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This type of Cuckoo wasp has been hanging around on this fence post for a few weeks. Other types of wasp and also, Megachile resin bees have nested in the holes drilled in this post. I guess the Cuckoo wasp would be a female, waiting the opportunity to lay her eggs in their nests.

Date & Time

  2014-11-13 05:04 PM


-38.082021 , 147.086052 : 12.586 m

Near Cobains VIC 3851, Australia


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  1. Suzanne Jones  Identified by Ken Walker.

    Reply • 29 Nov 2014

  2. Mark Ridgway  Stunning colour on this one. We only have the less pretty little dark ones at the moment.

    Reply • 16 Feb 2015

NS Observation No. 54795DA0E35EB15483000113
Created 2014-11-29 04:46 PM (almost 4 years ago)
Created By Suzanne Jones
Updated 2014-11-29 04:52 PM (almost 4 years ago)
Updated By Suzanne Jones
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