potter wasp

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potter wasp

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Any of various solitary vespid wasps of the subfamily Eumeninae, especially those in the genus Eumenes, that characteristically build pot-shaped nests of clay.

potter wasp

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(Animals) any of various solitary wasps of the genus Eumenes, which construct vaselike cells of mud or clay, in which they lay their eggs: family Vespidae
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Noun1.potter wasp - any of various solitary wasps that construct vase-shaped cells of mud for their eggspotter wasp - any of various solitary wasps that construct vase-shaped cells of mud for their eggs
vespid, vespid wasp - mostly social nest-building wasps
Eumenes, genus Eumenes - mason wasps
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Member of the genus Polistes store nectar in their nests for feeding their larvae (Grinfeld, 1977), some wasps of the subfamilies Eumeninae, Polistinae and Vespinae also consume pollen (Hunt et al.
The observed temporal distribution of Euodynerus foraminatus, Parancistrocerus mcclayi, and the unidentified Eumeninae is consistent with the identification of eumenine larvae as 96% Euodynerus foraminatus and 4% Parancistrocerus mcclayi in 2011 (Fig.
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.
The subfamily Eumeninae is the largest among Vespidae, including over 3,000 described species and approximately 260 genus (Carpenter and Marques, 2001; Carpenter and Garcet-Barrett, 2002).
Los EJEMPLARES TIPO de Eumeninae (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) depositados en la coleccion del Instituto Fundacion Miguel Lillo (IFML), Argentina.
barra]shbulu 'avispa de tierra' (subfamilia Eumeninae, Vespoidea).
Key words: Eumeninae, Sphecidae, inquilinism, Monobia, Montezumia, Podium, Trypoxylon.
On Odynerus rachiphorus Schettereri, a Masarinae (Trimeria), not a Eumeninae (Hym.
Carpenter (1982) divides Vespidae into the subfamilies Euparagiinae, Masarinae, Eumeninae (solitary or presocial wasps), Stcnogastrinae, Polistinae and Vespinae.