Kōrero: Wasps and bees

Hunting wasp with prey

Hunting wasp with prey

Hunting wasps paralyse their spider prey by stinging them, and then drag them to their nest hole to feed to their larvae. They are solitary wasps – nesting alone, not in a colony.

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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/11148/hunting-wasp-with-prey (accessed 28 February 2020)

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