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New backyard bug: Pimpla marginella

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Wasps come in all shapes and sizes, from the frighteningly large (and frighteningly named) cicada killer, to the tiny fig wasps, so small you need a microscope to see them. Mud daubers and paper wasps are fairly large, easy to see, as are the yellow jackets that chase after the garbage at the picnic site. [...] [...]