New garden species

Bee hotel:
Wasp nest!
Psenulus fuscipennis ♀︎

Last update: 15 June 2022
OBSERVATION:
2022-VI-10

A number of Psenulus wasps clearly showed interest in the bee hotel nestblok 10. Especially the section with Hemp agrimony (Eupatorium cannabinum) stems was thoroughly inspected. This female Psenulus fuscipennis [1], a new garden species, built her nest in a bamboo stem in the section below it.

Psenulus fuscipennis ♀︎, imago
Psenulus fuscipennis ♀︎, imago
Psenulus fuscipennis ♀︎, imago
Psenulus fuscipennis ♀︎, imago

Here she bring a prey into the nest.

Psenulus fuscipennis ♀︎, imago
Psenulus fuscipennis ♀︎, imago
Psenulus fuscipennis ♀︎, imago
Psenulus fuscipennis ♀︎, imago

References

1 Nederlands Soortenregister

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