Ecology of Crabronid Wasps Found in Trap Nests from Spain ( Hymenoptera : Spheciformes )

@inproceedings{Ormos2005EcologyOC,
  title={Ecology of Crabronid Wasps Found in Trap Nests from Spain ( Hymenoptera : Spheciformes )},
  author={Jenő Ormos and J. D. A S{\'I}S and S. F. G AYUBO and J. C ALVO and M. A. M ART{\'I}N and Jacob - Remacle},
  year={2005}
}
  • Jenő Ormos, J. D. A SÍS, +3 authors Jacob - Remacle
  • Published 2005
We report data obtained concerning the occupation of trap nests by xylicolous Crabronidae ( sensu Melo 1999) in a study carried out in central Spain between 1992 and 1995. In particular, we analyze the data on the occupation of the nests for Psenulus concolor (Dahlbom), Trypoxylon attenuatum F. Smith, and Trypoxylon beaumonti Antropov. All three species use pre-existing cavities of 2-4 mm to establish their nests. The mortality rates varied between 33% and 55%, and of special interest was the… CONTINUE READING