This photomicrograph shows the ruby-tailed wasp called Chrysis ignita. The underside of the abdomen is also concave, which allows the wasp to roll itself into a protective ball if threatened.
Taken from the Microsculpture project by Levon Biss, this portrait of a Ruby-tailed Wasp was created from over 9000 individual photographs using microscope lens
Credit: Nick Upton/ZSL/EPA A ruby-tailed wasp (Pseudospinolia marqueti) feeding on Cretan oregano flowers, Lesbos, Greece. The soci.