Common Name: Thread Waisted Wasp
Size: 15mm - 40mm
Location: Sitapaila, Nepal
These thread waisted wasps are commonly sighted in Kathmandu valley and most of the other regions also. The name has been derived from the thin waist it has. These wasps feed on nectar from the flower and also on small insects like caterpillars which will be taken as the food for their larvae.