Posts Tagged: paper wasp
What a spectacular paper wasp! On a visit last week to the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road, University of California, Davis, we saw a paper wasp (genus Mischocyttarus) foraging in the fava beans with assorted ladybugs, aphids and...
Paper wasp from the genus Mischocyttarus, goes head to head with a ladybug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Paper wasp crawls past a ladybug. Note the ant by the other ladybug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This photo clearly shows the long, narrow petiole between the thorax and abdomen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of paper wasp (genus Mischocyttarus). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ever notice how the coloring of the wool carder bee resembles a yellowjacket and European paper wasp?Talk about capitalizing on the colors.Carder bees, so named because they card the fuzz or down from leaves to make their nests, are black and yellow....
European paper wasp