Apoica Wasp nest: Paper Wasps are found throughout Central and South American tropics. They are nocturnal. Nests have open comb, BUILT under large leaves or in shrubs. During the day, wasps covering the comb fan their wings to cool the nest .
This is a juvenile form of the Cereal leaf beetle (Oulema melanopus) after being parasitized by Tetrastichus julis, a parasitoid wasp which lays its eggs inside the larva of the beetle. The eggs hatch.