Dolichovespula sylvestris (Scopoli 1763) (Family Vespidae)


Worker

Length: Queen 15-19mm, Worker 11-15mm, Male 13-17mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - September
(Earliest: 8.6)
(Winter)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)

Diptera

Other Insecta

Araneae
Food:
(Adult)

Scrophularia nodosa Nectar

Angelica sylvestris Nectar

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar

Cirsium arvense Nectar
Nest:
Bushes

Buildings
Mimics:
Tenthredo scrophulariae

Atlas Hymenoptera: Dolichovespula sylvestris
BWARS: Dolichovespula sylvestris
Nature Spot: Tree Wasp - Dolichovespula sylvestris


Pictures © 2003, 2005 J.K. Lindsey

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