• species
  • The size of the territory a wasp will defend varies with each species and size of the colony, but in general, wasps can detect the release of pheromones within a 20 foot radius. (ehow.com)
  • Solitary wasps don't live in colonies like hornets and other species that build paper nests and will instead, lay their eggs where there's a ready food supply. (ehow.com)
  • But Toronto is beyond fed up with wasps, a species human beings have tried to elude with a number of strategies. (thestar.com)
  • Oaks, especially the native species Quercus robur and Q. petraea are the host plants for more than 30 species of gall wasp. (rhs.org.uk)
  • Different species of gall wasp develop inside distinctive galls affecting various structures on the tree. (rhs.org.uk)
  • About the size of a sesame seed, a new species of wasp from Costa Rica, named Dendrocerus scutellaris, has elaborate branched antennae that could be used for finding mates. (phys.org)
  • Almost every pest insect species has at least one wasp species that preys upon it, making wasps critically important in natural control of their numbers, or natural biocontrol. (phys.org)
  • This wasp belongs to the family Pelecinidae of which there is just one species present in North American, Pelecinus polyturator. (umn.edu)
  • Discovery of a new giant wasp species last year has led to the discovery of an even larger species than had been sitting in a collection for 80 years. (redorbit.com)
  • 1) Kimsey LS, Ohl M (2012) Megalara garuda, a new genus and species of larrine wasps from Indonesia (Larrinae, Crabronidae, Hymenoptera). (redorbit.com)
  • The division Aculeata includes some 500 species of stinging wasps, and it has been suggested that another 200 or so have yet to be recorded by entomologists. (thecanadianencyclopedia.com)
  • However, the majority of wasp species are solitary, with each adult female living and breeding independently. (wikipedia.org)
  • Solitary wasps parasitize almost every pest insect, making wasps valuable in horticulture for biological pest control of species such as whitefly in tomatoes and other crops. (wikipedia.org)
  • among the largest solitary wasps is a group of species known as tarantula hawks, along with the giant scoliid of Indonesia (Megascolia procer). (wikipedia.org)
  • Wasps are a diverse group, estimated at over a hundred thousand described species around the world, and a great many more as yet undescribed. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, there are over 800 species of fig trees, mostly in the tropics, and almost all of these has its own specific fig wasp (Chalcidoidea) to effect pollination. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1995
  • Wasps' Nests is the 1995 debut album by The 6ths, a side-project created by Stephin Merritt of The Magnetic Fields. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1995 Wasps lost 16-36 to Bath in the final of the Pilkington Cup. (wikipedia.org)
  • Then in 1995-96, with many pundits predicting Wasps could make a run for the title, Rob Andrew took up a lucrative deal to become Player Manager of Newcastle Falcons. (wikipedia.org)
  • Durham City Wasps were formed during the summer of 1995 after the sale and subsequent relocation of Durham Wasps from Durham Ice Rink announced in May of that year. (wikipedia.org)
  • Aristophanes
  • As in his other early plays, Aristophanes pokes satirical fun at the demagogue Cleon, but in The Wasps he also ridicules one of the Athenian institutions that provided Cleon with his power base: the law courts. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was written for a production of Aristophanes' The Wasps at Trinity College, Cambridge, and was Vaughan Williams' first of only three forays into incidental music. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wasps have appeared in literature from Classical times, as the eponymous chorus of old men in Aristophanes' 422 BC comedy Σφῆκες (Sphēkes), The Wasps, and in science fiction from H. G. Wells's 1904 novel The Food of the Gods and How It Came to Earth, featuring giant wasps with three-inch-long stings. (wikipedia.org)
  • hornets
  • I'd like to know if there are any plants that will repel wasps, black hornets,etc. (garden.org)
  • The wasps or hornets will be trapped and the colony will eventually die out. (garden.org)
  • In March 2009 the Wasps and Hornets started the new season with Steve and Nick Mallett, and finished bottom of the table. (wikipedia.org)
  • In March 2010 the Wasps engaged a minister to lift a supposed gypsy curse on the stadium after a disastrous first season and this led to the first trophy in the modern era after 11 years with them beating Somerset for the Severn Bridge trophy and the Hornets finished second in the National league only losing out by injuries in the final meeting. (wikipedia.org)
  • The most commonly known wasps, such as yellowjackets and hornets, are in the family Vespidae and are eusocial, living together in a nest with an egg-laying queen and non-reproducing workers. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1972
  • The 'Wasps' nickname was dropped after 1972 with the team simply called Newport. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] In 1986, Wasps Football Club made their first appearance at the final of the John Player Cup knock-out competition, which originated in 1972. (wikipedia.org)
  • Defense
  • The Yellow Wasps paramilitary unit was allegedly formed on 12 April 1992 by Brana Grujić, president of the Zvornik Serbian Democratic Party (SDS), and a man known as Marko Pavlović, commander of the Zvornik Territorial Defense unit (TO), at a session of the Zvornik municipal assembly. (wikipedia.org)
  • Learning of their old comrade's imprisonment, they leap to his defense and swarm around Bdelycleon and his slaves like wasps. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2000
  • Higgs, H.N., and Pollard, T.D. (2000) Activation by Cdc42 and PIP 2 of Wiscott-Aldrich Syndrome protein (WASp) stimulates actin nucleation by Arp2/3 complex. (sciencemag.org)
  • Zigmond, S.H. (2000) How WASP regulates actin polymerization. (sciencemag.org)
  • Hive
  • Where wasps don't seem to communicate with each other is in the discovery of food, but a worker at the hive might communicate the need for more or less of whatever nutrient the wasp has brought by using her haste in emptying the forager's sacs. (ehow.com)
  • eggs
  • The braconid wasp, for example, will lay its eggs on tomato hornworms while the mud dauber supplies spiders to its young. (ehow.com)
  • Another example is the cicada killer, a wasp that will lay her eggs inside a developing cicada. (ehow.com)
  • Oak artichoke gall wasp ( Andricus fecundator ) lays eggs in buds at the shoot tips, which become greatly enlarged during the summer. (rhs.org.uk)
  • 1997
  • The modern incarnation of the team was founded in 1997 but Newport Wasps competed in the top UK league between 1964 and 1976 based at the now-defunct Somerton Park stadium, Newport. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1990
  • In 1990, Andrew captained Wasps to their first Courage League title, as they narrowly pipped Orrell R.U.F.C. to be English champions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wasps Ladies was founded in 1984 by Sue Martineau and have played in the top flight of English women's rugby union since 1991 as they were not involved in the first season of the Women's Premiership in 1990. (wikipedia.org)
  • Crabronidae
  • Thus, the bulk of the sphecoid wasps are now placed in Crabronidae, and Sphecidae per se is a much more restricted concept, equivalent to what used to be the subfamily Sphecinae. (cirrusimage.com)
  • insect
  • The smallest wasps are solitary chalcid wasps in the family Mymaridae, including the world's smallest known insect, with a body length of only 0.139 mm (0.0055 in), and the smallest known flying insect, only 0.15 mm (0.0059 in) long. (wikipedia.org)
  • stung
  • Though Emory and Henry was beaten 27-0, legend has it that the local paper declared "that those Virginia boys stung like wasps," and the nickname has stuck ever since. (wikipedia.org)
  • antennae
  • Wasps communicate visually and through their antennae. (ehow.com)
  • Wasps employ different means of communication--their antennae, without which a wasp would be deaf, unable to smell or hear, and pheromones which a queen uses to attract a mate and control her workers. (ehow.com)
  • The antennae are covered with short, sensitive hairs that help the wasp identify objects more effectively than we can with our fingers. (ehow.com)
  • When wasps meet, they communicate through their antennae. (ehow.com)
  • venom
  • The venom in a wasp sting contains a pheromone that acts like an alarm to other wasps and which is also emitted when a wasp dies. (ehow.com)
  • City College of New York biologist Shubha Govind and her research team have identified the composition of "virus-like particles" (VLPs) found in the venom of a wasp that is a parasite of fruit flies. (phys.org)
  • abdomen
  • Despite its impressive abdomen, a pelecinid wasp does not have a stinger. (umn.edu)
  • champions
  • In 2011 the wasps enjoyed their most successful season finishing in the top end of the table and winning the KOC against league champions Glasgow it is believed by many that this was the best team to represent Newport since the famous 1999 squad. (wikipedia.org)
  • team
  • Megalara garuda hails from the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, the same island where a team led by professor Lynn Kimsey ( UC Davis ) discovered the wasp´s slightly smaller relative Dalara garuda. (redorbit.com)
  • In what appears to be some kind of taxonomic cold case, Kimsey´s expedition to Sulawesi, along with a research team from the UC Davis, last year led to the discovery of the initial giant wasp, Dalara garuda. (redorbit.com)
  • Newport Wasps were a British motorcycle speedway team based in Newport, South Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Durham Wasps were an ice hockey team located in Durham and was one of England's most well-known names in ice hockey. (wikipedia.org)
  • With the rise of teams such as the Cardiff Devils and Sheffield Steelers, the Wasps started to struggle to fund a competitive team. (wikipedia.org)
  • A replacement team was established in Durham called the Durham City Wasps who played in the English League. (wikipedia.org)
  • The reformed Wasps team won the game 8-4. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wasps is an English professional rugby union team. (wikipedia.org)
  • For a few weeks Wasps looked like becoming the first casualty of the professional era as the backbone of their team had left. (wikipedia.org)
  • The men's first team was split from Wasps FC at the turn of professionalism, for the 1996-97 season, to become Wasps RFC, owned by Chris Wright. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wasps Netball are an English netball team which competes in the Netball Superleague, being one of three new teams in the league along with Sirens (netball) and Severn Stars. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sue Day and Shelley Rae played for both Wasps Ladies and the England women's national rugby union team. (wikipedia.org)
  • Stephanie Te Ohaere-Fox played for both Wasps Ladies and the New Zealand women's national rugby union team. (wikipedia.org)
  • The team, which played in the English Division 1 (North) was made up primarily of former Wasps, players from Durham's under-19 squad and recreational players. (wikipedia.org)
  • While there are many rumored origins of the nickname, the most commonly accepted story is that Emory & Henry was first called the Wasps after the football team played the first ever game in Tennessee's Neyland Stadium by a local Knoxville newspaper. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Wasps football team began play in 1893 beating Virginia Tech 6-0, and have won games against other Division I programs such as Appalachian State, Marshall, The University of Central Florida, and Middle Tennessee State. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1992
  • In August 1992 about seventy Yellow Wasp members were arrested and accused of robbing and murdering Serbian and Bosniak civilians. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ice hockey remained popular in the sixties and seventies, but it exploded with popularity between the eighties and nineties, and the period from around 1982 to 1992 was one to remember for the Wasps. (wikipedia.org)
  • pest
  • Stories like Cullingham's are becoming increasingly common in Toronto, as pest control experts across the city report a massive surge in the wasp population. (thestar.com)
  • scarce
  • The future of oak trees is not threatened by galls wasps as there are years when acorn gall wasps are scarce and plenty of acorns are produced. (rhs.org.uk)
  • males
  • Oak gall wasps have complex life cycles, with alternating generations that are either sexual with males and females, or asexual with females only. (rhs.org.uk)
  • Some have evolved to resemble female wasps to attract males. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Middlesex
  • Later, grounds were rented in various parts of London until in 1923 the Wasps found a permanent home at Sudbury, Middlesex, eventually buying the ground outright. (wikipedia.org)
  • jaws
  • What separates the two newly discovered wasps from the rest of the digger wasp family is the unusual body shape and extremely large jaws. (redorbit.com)
  • The large jaws are sickle-shaped and longer than the wasp´s front legs. (redorbit.com)
  • Zealand
  • Vea, the 24-year-old cousin of Leicester lock Steve Mafi, made his Test debut this year and joins Wasps from North Harbour in New Zealand. (belfasttelegraph.co.uk)
  • play
  • Originally a one-off game, former Durham Wasps players from the 80s and 90s reformed to play former local rivals Whitley Warriors on 4 May 2008 at Whitley Bay Ice Rink, commemorating the 60th anniversary of the formation of the club, and in support of the ongoing campaign to bring back an ice rink. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wasps went on to host Welsh internationals Vivian Jenkins and Harry Bowcott, in addition to this national representation, numerous Wasps came to play for the England national side, such as Ted Woodward, Bob Stirling, Richard Sharp and Don Rutherford. (wikipedia.org)
  • They play their home matches at Wasps FC's Twyford Avenue Sports Ground. (wikipedia.org)
  • The offense inspired Steve Spurrier to use variations of it as a trick play formation at Florida and South Carolina named "Emory and Henry", as Spurrier attended Wasps games as a child growing up in nearby Johnson City, Tennessee. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wasps play many ecological roles. (wikipedia.org)
  • protein
  • Members of the WASP (Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome protein) family appear to integrate such signals and are thus subject to a complex array of regulatory mechanisms. (sciencemag.org)
  • family
  • Activation of WASP through the Rho family GTPase Cdc42 and interaction with phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate (PIP 2 ) stimulate the Arp2/3 complex, which in turn promotes nucleation of actin filaments. (sciencemag.org)
  • characterizing native WASP from bovine thymus and in vitro-translated N-WASP (where N refers to neuronal, even though this family member is widely expressed) and the Commentary by Zigmond provide new details of this multifaceted regulation. (sciencemag.org)
  • side
  • The 1980s saw what was, at that point, an all-time high representation of Wasps players in the England national side. (wikipedia.org)