Kōrero: Wasps and bees

Mason wasp nest

Mason wasp nest

Mason wasps build nests of mud in narrow spaces such as under windows or beneath tarpaulins. They hunt for spiders, which they stockpile for their growing larvae to feed on.

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Photograph by Christina Troup

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Early, 'Wasps and bees - Stinging wasps', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11149/mason-wasp-nest (accessed 29 March 2023)

He kōrero nā John Early, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007