Psyche: A Journal of Entomology / 2009 / Article / Fig 16

Research Article

Nesting Behavior of Abispa ephippium (Fabricius) (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Eumeninae): Extended Parental Care in an Australian Mason Wasp

Figure 16

(a) A single-celled nest of A. ephippium that was occupied by a Pseudabispa paragioides female when discovered. (b) This same nest was found to contain 20 caterpillars and an egg (arrow), having been mass-provisioned by the P. paragioides female.

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