Potter Wasp  (four photos)
Eumenes bollii


Eumenes bollii wasp
On sunflower at Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah. © Carol Davis 9-4-2016

potter wasp with bulbous
            abdomen
This wasp wanted to remain upside down and in the shade most
of the time. I wish I could find one that prefers bright sunlight
and poses for the perfect shot.  Their colors are
spectacular!  © Carol Davis 9-4-2018


Eumenes bollii wasp in Utah
I have only seen this species of wasp one other time so I screeched to a halt when I spotted
this one on some rabbit brush in Tooele County, Utah.  © Carol Davis 9-18-2016

wasp and male ambush bug
I love the skinny waist and the bulbous abdomen on these wasps. 
The critter it's sharing space with is a male Ambush Bug. 
You can see a beautiful shotof this species on Nicky
Davis's site here.  © Carol Davis 9-7-2010

Home - Insects and Bugs of Utah

Other Home - Amazing Nature