Dolichovespula media (Retzius 1783) (Family Vespidae)


Worker

Queen Scraping Wood for Nest

Length: Queen 17-22mm, Worker 14-19mm, Male 15-20mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - October
(Earliest: 5.5)
(Winter)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)

Diptera

Other Insecta

Araneae
Food:
(Adult)

Angelica sylvestris Nectar

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar

Chamerion angustifolium Nectar

Cirsium arvense Nectar
Nest:
(1-2m)

Bushes

Atlas Hymenoptera: Dolichovespula media
BWARS: Dolichovespula media
Nature Spot: Median Wasp - Dolichovespula media
Vespa-Crabro: Mittlere Wespe / Kleine Hornisse
ChampYves: La GuÍpe des Buissons


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007 J.K. Lindsey

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