Insect and Bug ID forum: Wasp ID please

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Name: lindsey
wesley chapel, fl
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sugarcane
May 30, 2018 8:29 AM CST
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Hi All!,
This fellow/female has been hanging around my orchid bench...almost in a stupor.
But every time I look, it's on a different plant. It doesn't mind (or even be aware that I am there) please tell me that it is looking for and eating scale and mealy bugs.
Thanks in advance!
lindsey
Name: Celia
West Valley City, Utah (Zone 7a)
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Zencat
May 30, 2018 12:35 PM CST
Paper Wasp, Polistes metricus, I believe.

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