Wasp, Hornets & Sawflies
> small Male mason wasp (hooked antennae), probably Euodynerus sp. on goldenrod at Elphin road (no ID)
small Male mason wasp (hooked antennae), probably Euodynerus sp. on goldenrod at Elphin road (no ID)
found on goldenrod at marble rock-cut along road between Maberly and Elphin.
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Hello Heath -- I don't actually know much of anything about eradicating insects. However, I have seen mention of putting and overturned glass bowl over holes in the ground where certain hornets such as yellow-jackets have a nest. I guess that the hot sunlight and lack of access to food will kill them. I don't know how well that works, but that's one thing I've seen mentioned - bev
I have about 10 of these flying around a hill I have in the back yard ,How do I get rid of the. Thanks
Judie - Your wasp was probably a Paper Wasp. It looks a bit similar to this, but is much larger. Here's a link to a page about them:
I OWN A TOY SHOP AT GENEVA ON THE LAKE, OHIO. I HAD AN UNWELCOME VISITOR YESTERDAY. UNFORTUNATEY, HE HAD TO DIE! IT IS A LITTLE BETTER THAN 1 1/2 INCHES LONG AND RESEMBLES THIS ONE. I HAVE PICTURES, IF I COULD SEND THEM TO YOU. IT WAS VERY AGGRESSIVE! THANKS, JUDIE
Male mason wasp (hooked antennae), probably Euodynerus sp.