Vespula rufa (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Vespidae)


Variants

Length: Queen 16-19mm, Worker 11-14mm, Male 13-17mm
Egg Larva Pupa Imago
? ? ? May - September
(Earliest: 19.4)
(Winter)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Larva)

Diptera

Other Insecta

Araneae
Food:
(Adult)

Cirsium arvense Nectar

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar

Chamerion angustifolium Nectar

Angelica sylvestris Nectar
Nest:
Underground
Parasitoids:
Conops flavipes Larva

Physocephala rufipes Larva

Atlas Hymenoptera: Vespula rufa
BWARS: Vespula rufa
Biodiversity Reference: Red Wasp
Insektenbox: Rote Wespe


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007 J.K. Lindsey

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