Chalybion californicum

Chalybion californicum

Summary 2

The blue mud dauber is a metallic blue species of mud dauber wasp that preys primarily on black widow spiders. It does not build a nest, but uses nests abandoned by other mud dauber wasps. Like other mud daubers, it is rarely aggressive.

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  1. (c) Jimmy Smith, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), http://www.flickr.com/photos/jimmysmith/3489644886/
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chalybion_californicum

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