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The blue mud dauber, or Chalybion californicum, is a metallic blue species of the mud dauber wasp. The wasp has a slender body measuring about 0.5 to 0.75 inch long with a thread-like waist. Blue mud daubers are solitary...

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Mud daubers do have the capacity to sting. However, mud dauber stings are unlikely and rare because they are not an aggressive species of wasp. They typically only sting if mishandled.

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Eliminate mud daubers by swatting adults and removing nests. Use a putty knife to scrape away the mud, and wash away any remaining mud with soap and water. If necessary, spray pesticides on the area to prevent the mud da...

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