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Definition of Mason wasp

Mason wasp
Mason Ma"son, n. [F. ma?on, LL. macio, machio, mattio, mactio, marcio, macerio; of uncertain origin.] 1. One whose occupation is to build with stone or brick; also, one who prepares stone for building purposes. 2. A member of the fraternity of Freemasons. See Freemason. Mason bee (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of solitary bees of the genus Osmia. They construct curious nests of hardened mud and sand. Mason moth (Zo["o]l.), any moth whose larva constructs an earthen cocoon under the soil. Mason shell (Zo["o]l.), a marine univalve shell of the genus Phorus; -- so called because it cements other shells and pebbles upon its own shell; a carrier shell. Mason wasp (Zo["o]l.), any wasp that constructs its nest, or brood cells, of hardened mud. The female fills the cells with insects or spiders, paralyzed by a sting, and thus provides food for its larv[ae]

Meaning of Mason wasp from wikipedia

- Mason wasp is a common name that can refer to several different types of wasps: Potter wasp, of the subfamily Eumeninae in the family Vespidae Pison spinolae...
- Potter wasps (or mason wasps), the Eumeninae, are a cosmopolitan wasp group presently treated as a subfamily of Vespidae, but sometimes recognized in the...
- Pison spinolae, commonly known as mason wasp, is a solitary wasp of the family Crabronidae, found throughout New Zealand. Like all insects, P. spinolae...
- Australian hornet (Abispa ephippium), actually a type of potter wasp or "mason wasp", is a vespid insect native to the Australian states and territories...
- A wasp is any insect of the narrow-waisted suborder Apocrita of the order Hymenoptera which is neither a bee nor an ant; this excludes the broad-waisted...
- Delta conoideum, the mason wasp, is a species of potter wasp in the subfamily Eumeninae of the family Vespidae. This species can be found in India, Nepal...
- generally as the red-marked pachodynerus or red and black mason wasp, is a species of stinging wasp in the family Vespidae. "Pachodynerus erynnis species...
- Wasps in the family Pompilidae are commonly called spider wasps, spider-hunting wasps, or pompilid wasps. The family is cosmopolitan, with some 5,000 species...
- 1930 Mellinus crabroneus (digger wasp) – c. 1950 Odynerus reniformis (mason wasp) – 1915 Odynerus simillimus (mason wasp) – 1905 Bombus subterraneus, short-haired...
- Symmorphus bifasciatus, the willow mason-wasp, is a species of potter wasp, from the subfamily Eumeninae of the social wasp family Vespidae which is widely...
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