Wasp

Accession number 2013.1.659
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Material Information

Title:
Wasp
Physical Description:
Artifact
Donor:
Palumbo, Luke ( donor )

Notes

General Note:
Order: Hymenoptera Species: Possibly a Scoliid wasp, of the family Scoliidae. Found throughout North America, but especially diverse in the south. Diet: Larvae are parasites of ground grubs, adults drink nectar. Reproduction: Females finds a host grub and sting it, paralyzing it. Eggs are then laid on the incapacitated host and when they hatch, feed on it. Bug Guide, Iowa State University Entomology, http://bugguide.net/node/view/91

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
All rights reserved by the source institution.
Resource Identifier:
accession number - 2013.1.659
System ID:
AA00016799:00001