Bergson, quoting Fabre, has made play with the supposed extraordinary accuracy of the solitary wasp
Ammophila, which lays its eggs in a caterpillar.
It is a predatory solitary wasp
that provisions a subterranean nest with true bugs (i.e., Heteroptera) including the Pentatomidae (i.e., stink bugs) (Bohart & Menke 1976).
Abstract--A total of 45 species belonging to 26 genera of the solitary wasp
subfamily Eumeninae are listed, including 13 species and six genera that are newly recorded for Vietnam.
As a solitary wasp
, Mesoleptus hibernica will not sting humans and prefers to attack fellow flying creatures such as butterflies.
"When a solitary wasp
was heard buzzing in the kitchen," says my source, "grown men were screaming, 'We're under attack!'"
The process of nest construction by a social wasp colony does not differ fundamentally from nest construction by a solitary wasp
. In each case individuals construct the nest by executing a series of discrete innate building acts.
His students have observed them in a solitary wasp
. "We really know little about the evolution of kin recognition," he says.
In the present paper, we report the parasitic relationship between the eulophid parasitoid Melittobia australica Girault, 1912 and its host, the solitary wasp
Sceliphron asiaticum (Linnaeus, 1758) (Sphecidae) in Brazil.
Chemistry and pharmacology of solitary wasp
The life history and sex ratio data of the solitary wasp
Trypoxylon agamemnon nesting in trap-nests in southern Brazil was recorded from January 2002 to December 2007.
lactitarse it is one of the most abundant species (Buschini and Woiski, 2008), although it is a poorly known species of solitary wasp
. The only investigation on this species was carried out by Buschini and Wolff (2006) who reported on several aspects of its biology.