Wasp
A wasp is any insect of the order Hymenoptera and suborder Apocrita that is neither a bee nor an ant. Almost every pest insect species has at least one wasp species that preys upon it or parasitizes i...
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Brazilian Wasp Venom Kills Cancer Cells, But Not Healthy Cells 🐝 - YouTube
Wasps get their fair share of bad press. They have painful stingers, and they're not as useful (or cute) to us as bees. However, their time to step in the sp...
What's inside a Giant Wasp Nest?
Ever wondered what's inside a Wasp Nest? We cut this GIANT one in half!! Crazy! We bought it on Ebay and it is huge! Kind of gross honestly but Awesome.
Brazilian Wasp’s Venom Kills Cancer Cells Without Harming Healthy Ones
New research published in the Biophysical Journal reveals that the venom of the Brazilian social wasp Polybia paulista contains a powerful anticancer ingredient. The toxin called MP1 (Polybia-MP1) is ...
These Parasitic Wasps Turn Spiders Into Web-Building Zombies
You do not want to mess with the Reclinervellus nielseni wasp. Especially if you're spider. These parasitic wasps deposit their eggs onto spiders, which, yuck. But it gets worse: the wasp larvae force...
Wasps Use Facial Recognition To Identify Intruders
More than a decade ago, scientists demonstrated for the first time that insects are capable of facial recognition, after it was discovered that golden paper wasps are able to recognize other members o...
Ceraphronoidea
The Ceraphronoidea are a small hymenopteran superfamily that includes only two families, and a total of some 800 species, though a great many species are still undescribed. It is a poorly known group ...
Chalcid wasp
Chalcid wasps (/ˈkælsɪd/, from Greek khalkos, meaning "copper", for their metallic colour) are insects within the superfamily Chalcidoidea, part of the order Hymenoptera. It is one of the lar...
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Chrysidoidea
The superfamily Chrysidoidea is a very large cosmopolitan group (some 6000 described species, and many more undescribed), including many parasitoid or cleptoparasitic wasps. There are three large, com...
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Cynipoidea
The Cynipoidea are a moderate-sized hymenopteran superfamily that presently includes five modern families and three extinct families, though others have been recognized in the past. The most familiar ...
Evanioidea
The Evanioidea are a small hymenopteran superfamily that includes three families, two of which (Aulacidae and Gasteruptiidae) are much more closely related to one another than they are to the remainin...
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Ichneumonoidea
The Ichneumonoidea are insects classified in the hymenopteran suborder Apocrita. The superfamily is made up of the ichneumon wasps (sometimes inaccurately called "ichneumon flies"); family Ichneumonid...
Mutillidae
The Mutillidae are a family of more than 3,000 species of wasps (despite the names) whose wingless females resemble large, hairy ants. Their common name velvet ant refers to their dense pile of hair w...
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Platygastroidea
The Hymenopteran superfamily Platygastroidea (sometimes incorrectly spelled Platygasteroidea) has, in the past, often been treated as a lineage within the superfamily Proctotrupoidea, but most classi...
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Spider wasp
Wasps in the family Pompilidae are commonly called spider wasps or pompilid wasps. The family is cosmopolitan, with some 5,000 species in six subfamilies. All species are solitary, and most capture an...
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Proctotrupoidea
The Hymenopteran superfamily Proctotrupoidea is a somewhat confusing assemblage of taxa, with new families being added (or removed) with surprising frequency, and very little to unify them all into a ...
Spheciformes
The Spheciformes is a paraphyletic assemblage of insect families which collectively comprise the "sphecoid wasps"; these are all the members of the superfamily Apoidea which are not bees, and in older...
Stephanidae
The Stephanidae, sometimes called crown wasps, are a family of parasitoid wasps placed in the superfamily Stephanoidea, which has at least 345 living species in 11 genera. The family is considered co...
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Tiphiidae
The Tiphiidae (also known as the tiphiid wasps or, rarely, flower wasps) are a family of large solitary wasps whose larvae are almost universally parasitoids of various beetle larvae, especially those...
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Vespidae
The Vespidae are a large (nearly 5000 species), diverse, cosmopolitan family of wasps, including nearly all the known eusocial wasps (such as Polistes fuscatus, Polistes annularis, and Vespula germani...
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Diadegma oedemisiformis
Diadegma compressum is a wasp first described by Cresson in 1864.No subspecies are listed.
Arachnospila
Arachnospila is a predominantly Holarctic genus of spider wasps, with limited representation in montane habitatsin Neotropical and Afrotropical regions. They are found in open habitats and at forest ...
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Ibaliidae
The Ibaliidae are a small family of hymenopteran superfamily Cynipoidea. Ibaliidae differ from most of the cynipoids by the larvae being parasitoids on other wasp larvae in the group Siricidae. The Ib...
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Vespula
Vespula is a small genus of social wasps, widely distributed in the Northern Hemisphere. Along with members of their sister genus Dolichovespula, they are collectively known by the common name yellowj...
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Vespula vulgaris
Vespula vulgaris, known as the common wasp, is a wasp found in various regions of the world including North America, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, India, China and Australia. It is som...
Vespula vulgaris - Wikipedia
Vespula germanica
Vespula germanica (European wasp, German wasp, or German yellowjacket) is a species of wasp found in much of the Northern Hemisphere, native to Europe, Northern Africa, and temperate Asia. It has been...
Vespula germanica - Wikipedia
Scelio
Scelio is a large genus (roughly 500 species), the largest within the family Scelionidae, of parasitic wasp whose known target host include the eggs of grasshoppers (Acrididae, Orthoptera). They are f...
Diadegma nordorientale
Diadegma mandschukuonum is a wasp first described by Uchida in 1942. It is a member of the genus Diadegma and family Ichneumonidae. No subspecies are listed.
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