Dolichovespula norwegica (Fabricius 1793) (Family Vespidae)


Worker Scraping Wood for Nest

Male

Length: Queen 15-18mm, Worker 11-14mm, Male 13-15mm
Forewing Length: Queen 12.5-13mm, Worker 9-10mm, Male 10.5-12.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - September
(Earliest: 21.5)
(Winter)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)

Diptera

Other Insecta

Araneae
Food:
(Adult)

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar
Nest:
Bushes
Mimics:
Temnostoma bombylans

Atlas Hymenoptera: Dolichovespula norwegica
BWARS: Dolichovespula norwegica
Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification: Dolichovespula norwegica


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