Paper Wasp Nest

Subject:  Paper Wasps Geographic location of the bug:  Chesapeake, VA Date: 09/08/2021 Time: 10:01 AM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  Hi Bugman! Some resourceful paper wasps have taken advantage of the gap in the screen of our daughter’s bedroom window.  She was initially afraid of them but we are using the nest as a … Read more

Aulacid Wasp: Pristaulacus fasciatus

Subject: Butterwasp??!! Location: Southern NJ August 10, 2017 7:53 pm Strange black wasp with butterflylike wings found in New Jersey . Looks like it has a long ovipositor. Couldn’t find any similar photos –Help! Signature: Thanks-Donna Dear Donna, This is such a gorgeous wasp, that despite the difficulty, we were not going to give up … Read more