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Observations on the nesting of three species of Cerceris (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae).
Quantitative data obtained from the nests and provisioning activities of 3 species of Cerceris reveal 4 new genera and 5 new species of prey Chrysomelid prey and introduce a new prey family, Eucnemidae.
Mark's Empty Tomb and Other Translation Fables in Classical Antiquity
- Richard C. Miller
- 1 December 2010
Struggling under the weight of contemporary, socioreligious demands, prevailing scholarship regarding Mark's enigmatic ending may prove nothing short of delusional. Several factors, in my view,…
A Review of the Hilaris Species Group of Crabro (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae)
- Richard C. Miller
- 1 September 1976
The hilaris species group of Crabro is characterized and a key to males and females of the 8 component species is presented with illustrations. Two new species from the eastern United States are…
Migration pathways, speed and mortality of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) smolts in a Scottish river and the near-shore coastal marine environment
Long-distance migration of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) is known to result in high levels of mortality. For a species experiencing global population decline, it is thus vital to better understand…
Intraspecific interactions in aggregations ofLindenius (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae, Crabroninae)
Interactions in aggregations of this species may exemplify the initial stages of social evolution developing via the association of unigenerational individuals.
Nesting behavior of Philanthus sanbornii in Florida (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae).
The activities of an aggregation of Philanthus sanbornii were studied at the Archbold Biological Station, Lake Placid, FL. Females sat head outward in the entrances, investigated conspecific nests,…
Comparative Nesting Behaviors of Crabro Rufibasis and Crabro Arcadiensis (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae: Crabroninae)
The nesting behaviors of Crabro rufibasis and C. arcadiensis Miller, 2 ground-nesting predatory wasps native to Florida, were compared in detail but differed partly in seasonal occurrence, choice of nesting sites, and proportions of fly families taken as prey.
A Review of Nesting Behavior in the Genus Entomognathus, with Notes on E. memorialis Banks (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae)
The major portion of this paper details the components of the nesting behavior of E. (Toncahua) memorialis Banks, describes the mature larva and cocoon, and compares this species and related crabronine and larrine wasps in nesting ethology and larval and cocoons morphology.
Observations on the Nesting of Crabro Tenuis (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae)
Three nests of Crabro tenuis were studied during June 1971-1972 in Oswego County, New York and components of its nesting behavior, which were heretofore unknown, were compared with those from studies on other Nearctic species in the genus.