Psyche: A Journal of Entomology / 2009 / Article / Fig 17

Research Article

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

Figure 17

A marked female of Pseudabispa paragioides (upper individual) in a battle with a female of A. ephippium; shortly after this photograph was taken, the stung Abispa female died from the venom of Pseudabispa and the latter took over her nest.

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