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American Wasps
The more familiar American wasps are the likes of the bigger social species like the yellow jackets and the potter wasps. The yellow jacket wasp name is used for many types of wasps such as ground dwelling wasps that can be found in America. Other American wasps in the yellow jacket family are the polistes wasps and the potter wasps. The American polistes wasps build nests made from paper that they hang from tree branches or from the eaves of homes. The American potter wasps build their clay nests and hang them from tree branches or shrubs. Other American wasps include the spider wasp who construct their nests in the ground. They paralyze spiders and berry them inside the nest with eggs laid on or in them. The paralyzed spider acts as a living pantry for the larvae once they hatch. The American spider wasps is most famous for being able to paralyze a Tarantula while being much smaller than a Tarantula. The spider wasps is such an effective hunter that any spider including the Tarantula will fall victim to the wasp.

Did You Know?
Did you know the following facts about wasps - hornets?

  • Fact One - Wasps are not bees.
  • Fact Two - Wasps can create a nest out of wood or mud where bees make their nests from honey.
  • Fact Three - Wasps are most aggressive from August to October.
  • Fact Four - They eat insects, food and rubbish.
  • Fact Five - Wasps become inactive at night.
  • Fact Six - They are normally found in their nest.
  • Fact Seven - They are very sensitive to light.
  • Fact Eight - They eat caterpillars.
  • Fact Nine - Male wasps don't have a stinger.
  • Fact Ten - Females have the stinger and it is also their sex organ.
  • Fact Eleven - Females protect the nest.
  • Fact Twelve - Not all female wasps are fertile.

Different Types of Wasps - Hornets
There are many different types of wasps - hornets which can be found in every region of the world. The following articles details facts and information about many different types of wasps - hornets. There are also facts and information about the size of the different types of wasps - hornets, the habitat in which they live and an indication of how long they live. Everything you wanted to know about wasps - hornets, facts and info for kids, children and their teachers and for everyone interested in the facts about wasps - hornets.

Wasps - Hornets

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  • American Wasps
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