Wasp nest!

Trypoxylon attenuatum♀︎

Cichorium intybus (Common chicory) Araneus diadematus (Garden spider)

Last update: 4 February 2024
garden
species


Uncommon

LOCATION: Krimpen aan den IJssel, garden

OBSERVATION:
2023-VI-23


In one of the old chichorei stems,in which also Spilomena beata was nesting, this female Trypoxylon attenuatum [1] was provisioning her nest with small spiders, possibly juvenile Kruisspin (Araneus diadematus).

Common chicory (Cichorium intybus), imago
Trypoxylon attenuatum ♀︎, provisioning her nest in Common chicory (Cichorium intybus) stem with juvenile Garden spider (Araneus diadematus)

References

1 Nederlands Soortenregister

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