Dolichovespula saxonica (Fabricius 1793) (Family Vespidae)


Worker


Nest

Length: Queen 15-18mm, Worker 11-15mm, Male 12-17mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - September
(Earliest: 7.7)
(Winter)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows

Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)

Diptera

Other Insecta

Araneae
Food:
(Adult)

Angelica sylvestris Nectar

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar

Cirsium arvense Nectar

Chamerion angustifolium Nectar

Rubus fruticosus Nectar
Nest:
Buildings

Bushes

Atlas Hymenoptera: Dolichovespula saxonica
BWARS: Dolichovespula saxonica


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