One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A solitary wasp that builds a mud nest that typically consists of a series of tube-shaped cells on an exposed surface.
Several genera in the family Sphecidae
- ‘Her fly patterns are intricate, exacting, and hold the subtle variances of nature usually reserved for spider webs, mud dauber nests, and snowflakes.’
- ‘Note: this is not mud dauber nesting material, but hornet nest.’
- ‘These mud dauber wasps were gathering mud balls from my leaking sprinkler so I filmed them doing it.’
- ‘The inorganic material can consist of clay nests of mud from insects (mud daubers) or birds (swallows).’
- ‘The mud dauber wasp is named for the way the females construct nests from bits of mud.’
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