Vespidae

walwyn Sat, 08/07/2010 - 00:06
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Dolichovespula sp.
Dolichovespula sp.

 

This is a large family of wasps that contains all the social wasps and many of the solitary wasp species.

 

The nests of most species are made of mud, but some species chew plant fibres to form a kind of paper which they use to construct the nest.

 

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