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Posts Tagged: paper wasp

Wasp-Ladybug Encounter

Paper wasp from the genus Mischocyttarus, goes head to head with a ladybug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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...

Posted on Monday, February 13, 2012 at 8:40 PM

Capitalizing on the Colors

European paper wasp

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....

Posted on Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at 9:09 PM
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