Wasps are found almost every corners of the world. They are medium size flying insects and known for their black and yellow marks. They have poisonous sting and a bite can harm a human in a bad way. This is not with all wasps but those who sting they die by leaving a warming smell to other wasps of danger.
Like other insects, wasps too are very social insects and about 10000 wasps live in one nest. Wasps are omnivorous and they eat insects, nectar, caterpillars and fruits. Their average life span is of 22 days.
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Wasp internet resources
Ants, Bees and Wasps: Index of the Order Hymenoptera
Stunning insect macrophotography combined with informative descriptions. Browse through the database and develop a respect and appreciation for these extraordinary animals.
Pictures of Hornets
An image collection of social wasps and their nests.
Several wasp species can be found around the yard. Although wasps feed on insects such as house flies and garden pests, some can also be dangerous to people...
The Wasps in our garden with lots of pictures.
Paper Wasps and Hornets
Information on Paper wasps and hornets
Nuisance Parasitic Wasps
Certain parasitic wasps may become a nuisance when found in homes or simply cause concern when single individuals are found.
Weird and Wonderful facts about Wasps
Social wasps are one of the most complex animal societies known, workers forgoing their own reproduction to help raise the offspring of the reproductive queen..
Late summer is the time of year when populations of yellowjackets and other social wasps become large and noticeable..