Kōrero: Wasps and bees

Museum specimens

Museum specimens

Wasps and bees in New Zealand range from large introduced bumblebees to tiny native wasps. These specimens are a small sample of the 2,000–3,000 species of wasps and bees found in New Zealand. In the front row (left to right) are three introduced honeybees, three species of bumblebee and a German wasp. Behind are seven native wasps.

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Natural Sciences Image Library of New Zealand
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Photograph by Peter E. Smith

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Early, 'Wasps and bees - New Zealand’s wasps and bees', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11139/museum-specimens (accessed 12 August 2022)

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