Tonight’s mystery bug has a tail,
Though her stinger is fated to fail.
A wasp she is not;
In our counterplot,
Her young feed on wood by the trail.
For 10 points, to what insect does this limerick refer?
Points will be awarded to the first person to register a correct guess in the comments. The cumulative points winner for the month of October will win their choice of 1) any 8×10-sized print from my insect photography galleries, or 2) a guest post here on Myrmecos.