mud-dauber


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mud´-daub`er


n.1.A wasp of the family Sphegidae (Sphecidae) which builds a nest of mud and stores insects and spiders in it; a digger-wasp.
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Predatory interactions between mud-dauber wasps (Hymenoptera, Sphecidae) and Argiope (Araneae, Araneidae) in captivity.
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I began to make small coiled rooms or domes that were nest-like, inspired by forms in nature such as a mud-dauber wasp's coiled clay nest.