Nest sharing, nest switching, longevity and overlap of generations inCerceris antipodes (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae)

Shared nests ofCerceris antipodes Smith were infrequent early in the nesting season but most nests were shared during most of the summer. Adult females overwintered and then were active for up to 90 days the next summer. Their lives overlapped those of their adult daughters. Both overwintered and first summer generation females were long-lived compared to… (More)