Ancistrocerus parietinus (Linnaeus 1761) (Family Vespidae)


Female

Length: Male 8.5-12mm, Female 10.5-15mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - August
(Earliest: 6.6)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Possible Food:
(Larva, Stored by Adult)

Small Lepidoptera
Food:
(Adult)

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar
Nest:
Hollow Rubus fruticosus Cane

Hollow Sambucus Branches
Parasitoids:
Perithous divinator Larva

Chrysis ignita Larva

Atlas Hymenoptera: Ancistrocerus parietinus Belgium
BWARS: Ancistrocerus parietinus


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