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Definition of Digger wasp
Digger waspWasp Wasp, n. [OE. waspe, AS. w[ae]ps, w[ae]fs; akin to D.
wesp, G. wespe, OHG. wafsa, wefsa, Lith. vapsa gadfly, Russ.
osa wasp, L. vespa, and perhaps to E. weave.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any one of numerous species of stinging hymenopterous
insects, esp. any of the numerous species of the genus
Vespa, which includes the true, or social, wasps, some of
which are called yellow jackets.
Note: The social wasps make a complex series of combs, of a
substance like stiff paper, often of large size, and
protect them by a paperlike covering. The larv[ae] are
reared in the cells of the combs, and eat insects and
insect larv[ae] brought to them by the adults, but the
latter feed mainly on the honey and pollen of flowers,
and on the sweet juices of fruit. See Illust. in
Digger wasp, any one of numerous species of solitary wasps
that make their nests in burrows which they dig in the
ground, as the sand wasps. See Sand wasp, under Sand.
Mud wasp. See under Mud.
Potter wasp. See under Potter.
Wasp fly, a species of fly resembling a wasp, but without a
sting. Digger waspDigger Dig"ger, n.
One who, or that which, digs.
Digger wasp (Zo["o]l.), any one of the fossorial
Meaning of Digger wasp from wikipedia
- The common
name digger wasp
to any member
of the parasitoidal
wasp families: Crabronidae, including Bembix
- A tarantula
hawk is a spider
wasp (Pompilidae) that hunts
tarantulas. Tarantula hawks belong
to any of the many species
in the genera Pepsis
- Sphex pensylvanicus
is a species
of digger wasp
, commonly known
as the great black
wasp. They live across
most of North America
to a size of...
- simply referred
to as the cicada killer
or the cicada
hawk, is a large digger wasp
species. Cicada killers
are large, solitary wasps
in the family
ichneumoneus, known commonly
as the great golden digger wasp
or great golden
is a wasp in the family
Sphecidae. It is identified
as digger wasps
) are cosmopolitan predators
prey insects. Sphex
is one of many genera
in the old digger wasp family
- small subfamily Mellininae
was not included
analysis. The old digger wasp family Sphecidae
(sensu lato) was paraphyletic
and has been broken
- and New Zealand slang
for a veteran
Digger, Leh, a village
in India Digger wasp
arvensis, the field digger wasp
, is a species
wasp. The wasp can commonly
from July to late September
spinosus, the large-spurred digger wasp
, is a species
wasp of the family Crabronidae which
in the Palearctic. Nysson...
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