... good it worked, a substitute picture off the web. I hope the name is correct.
This is a very friendly , greenhouse and yard worthy beneficial creature that you can hold and tickle. Very docile. Study the markings closely.
I own several colonies and they are something I need to photo on my own and learn to post.
These girls are so mellow I've seen them vacate their nest when an intruder Mud Dauber invades. They have a stinger but I've never been able to intice them to sting, unless I really irritate it while wearing a glove .
Any one else own them ?
Oh yea, fairly smart critters, rarely ever see them stuck in the house like their other "cousins".
... unfortunately, entomologists consider " little mistress " to be an invasive species , 1968. Here to stay, though , and not nasty .