Dolichovespula maculata

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title = {The Vespinae of North America (Vespidae, Hymenoptera)},
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pages = {37--65},
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Taxonavigation

Ordo: Hymenoptera
Familia: Vespidae
Genus: Dolichovespula

Name

Dolichovespula maculata (Linnaeus)Wikispecies linkPensoft Profile

Distribution

The species occurs throughout North America.

Biology

This is the only Dolichovespula in North America with the anterior part of the metasoma completely black, and the pale markings are always whitish. It builds aerial nests, which are usually found in exposed places such as hanging from tree branches. These wasps usually feed on live prey, particularly spiders and flies.

Taxon Treatment

Other References

  1. Linnaeus C (1763) Centuria insectorum rariorum. Amoenitates Academicae 6, Holmiae, 384–415.
  2. Christ J (1791) Naturgeschichte, Classification und Nomenclatur der Insekten vom Bienen, Wespen und Ameisengeschlecht. Frankfurt am Main.
  3. Fabricius J (1775) Systema Entomologiae. Libraria Kortii, Flensbergi et Lipsiae.

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