Monochrome marauder

Black-and-white bite

Black-and-white bite

Clad in black and white like the backyard bandits from ‘A Christmas Story’, this mason wasp is either Euodynerus bidens or Monobia quadridens.

Here it’s caught in the act, pilfering the morning nectar from a sprig of Arrow-leaved tearthumb (Polygonum sagittatum) growing next to the swampy pond.

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