The Autonomic Nests of the West Red wigglers (Chrysa pennata) and the West Blue wasps, Xerces Blue wasps, and the robber wasps, collectively known as the West Red Wasp. These species are common garden predators that often appear in lawns. They have small bodies with very spindly legs. The upper part of this insect’s body is colored brown, while the underside is a reddish color. The head of this species has an extremely short antennae and its eye is small.
The Ceramics Corallinae, also known as the West Indian Wasp, is another common garden pest. This species is similar to the West Red Wasp, but has a larger body size with a long abdomen and legs. The head of this species is rounded, with two large ears, and it has an irregular mandibular spine. Its body is nearly white with a dark brown colored band on the front.
Another species is the Ceramics Chloroplasties which is also called the Ceramics Canker. This species can grow to be over three inches long. It is most active during the spring and summer months. During this time, it begins to make a kind of paste from the juices of certain types of plants. The juices from these plants are used by this species as a food source when the weather becomes chilly.