Emerald Cockroach Wasp

The Emerald Cockroach wasp has a metallic blue-green body, with the thighs of the second and third pair of legs being red. The female is approximately 22 mm long. The male of this species is smaller, and does not have a stinger. Also known as a jewel wasp, the Emerald Cockroach wasp is best knownRead More

Bees, Hornets & Wasps

Bees, hornets and wasps are a very beneficial group of insects, for the most part. They play key roles in pollinating flowering plants, and help in reducing the numbers of many other species of pests. However, of the 54 reported arthropod deaths each year, 14 are caused by bites or stings from bees, hornets, andRead More