Red-headed Polybia Wasp

Polybia ruficeps


Polybia ruficeps, Red-headed Polybia, wasp photo from Paraguay

 

Family: Vespidae

Subfamily: Polistinae

Tribe: Epiponini

 

Photo notes: Filadelfia, Chaco region, Paraguay. This wasp was collecting fibers from a cactus spine.

Determined by Leopoldo Castro, Spain.


Red-headed Polybia Wasp, Polybia ruficeps, image from the Gran Chaco

Paraguay wasp photo, Polybia ruficeps, the Red-head Polybia


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