Does Polistes exclamans Viereck (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) Hibernate Inside Muddauber Nests

@inproceedings{Gonzlez2007DoesPE,
  title={Does Polistes exclamans Viereck (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) Hibernate Inside Muddauber Nests},
  author={Jorge M. Gonz{\'a}lez and S. Bradleigh. Vinson},
  year={2007}
}
Behavioral responses of the parasitoid Melittobia digitata to volatiles emitted by its natural and laboratory hosts
TLDR
It is suggested that M. digitata adopts a ‘sit and wait’ strategy to locate mud dauber wasps, relying mainly on indirect host‐related cues: females search for nests that are under construction and once found, they wait inside the cell until the host completes its cocoon and releases meconium, an indicator that is associated with host suitability. Expand

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