Polistes


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Related to Polistes: Polistes annularis
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Noun1.Polistes - a genus of VespidaePolistes - a genus of Vespidae      
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Vespidae, Vespidae - an arthropod family of the order Hymenoptera including: yellow jackets; hornets; mason wasps
Polistes annularis - a variety of paper wasp
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1 Vespidae Polistes exlamans 1 Outer Tegula Distance (mm) Bees Apidae Apis meWfera 3.
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.
Economical damage of the red wasp Vespa orientalis and yellow wasp Polistes olivaceus on grapes.
1,8) Three species most commonly encountered by military personnel included social species in the superfamilies Apoidea (bees) and Vespodiea (wasps): Polistes wattii Cameron, Vespula germanica (Fabricius), and Vespa orientalis Linnaeus.
However, this article is concerned not with solitary wasps, but colonial wasps, particularly members of two genera: Polistes (paper wasps) and Dolichovespula (hornets).
Uso da vespa social Polistes versicolor no controle de desfolhadores de eucalipto.
In this project I will adopt a novel approach to understand cooperative behaviour in two social insects that have evolved different levels of sociality: the primitively eusocial paper wasp Polistes dominula and the highly eusocial fire ant Solenopsis invicta.
Polistes (Polistella) wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Polistinae) from mountainous areas of northern Vietnam, with description of five new species.