Along the Air Line... 2005 - Summer, Part 4
The Air Line Trail in Eastern Connecticut - Stan Malcolm Photos

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A male Polistes wasp with deformed front wings. Its abdomen is "stylopized": distorted by the presence of Stylops sp., of the insect order Strepsiptera. (The wasp's yellow face and curled antennae identify it as a male.)