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Brachygastra mellifica

Brachygastra mellifica

High magnification photograph of the fore and hind wings of a Mexican honey wasp. Note the hooks, called hamuli, that connect the wings during flight. Specimen from the University of Texas Insect Collection.

Brachygastra10Insect wingshamuliinsect flightHymenopteraWaspsVespidae