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Field Guides & Natural History  Insects & other Invertebrates  Insects  Bees, Ants & Wasps (Hymenoptera)

Grabwespen: Illustrierter Katalog der Einheimischen Arten [Sphecoid Wasps: Illustrated Catalog of Native Species]

Field / Identification Guide
By: Manfred Blösch(Author)
219 pages, 200 colour photos
Grabwespen: Illustrierter Katalog der Einheimischen Arten [Sphecoid Wasps: Illustrated Catalog of Native Species]
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  • Grabwespen: Illustrierter Katalog der Einheimischen Arten [Sphecoid Wasps: Illustrated Catalog of Native Species] ISBN: 9783894322571 Paperback Jan 2012 Temporarily out of stock: order now to get this when available
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Language: German

Grave wasps (Sphecoidea) have complex reproductive behavior, various building techniques, different hunting methods and forms of prey transport, nest closing, and defense against parasitoids. This illustrated catalog describes all 246 species found in Germany and another 63 from Austria and Switzerland.

Summary in German:
Grabwespen faszinieren mit einem hochkomplexen Verhaltenssytem, das unter Insekten einmalig ist. Man findet bei ihnen ein kompliziertes Fortpflanzungsverhalten, verschiedene Grabtechniken beim Nestbau, unterschiedliche Jagdmethoden und Formen des Beutetransports, des Nestverschließens, der Abwehr von Parasitoiden sowie der Orientierung. Dieser illustrierte Katalog gibt dem Naturfreund einen Einblick in die Vielfalt der Grabwespenarten und ist ihm eine Hilfe beim Bestimmen im Freiland.

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Field / Identification Guide
By: Manfred Blösch(Author)
219 pages, 200 colour photos
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