By Borror, D.J. and White, R.E. and National Audubon Society and National Wildlife Federation and Roger Tory Peterson Institute
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In summer, the wasps construct several cells which are larger than normal. The grubs developing in these cells are given extra food. These larger grubs develop into males and queens, which fly from the nest and mate. The fertilized queens then find a quiet place to overwinter before starting a new nest the following spring. 51 CROSSÂ� SECTION This old engraving, although stylized, shows how the envelopes surround the comb of cells in a young nest. Older nests will have four or five horizontal combs.
Yellow specks are pollen grains Pollen grains on stamens of flower 42 YEW TREE GALLS Normal yew shoot The tiny flies known as gall midges feed on many types of plant. On yew trees they cause the buds to stop growing and produce a ball of many small leaves. Each gall contains a single fly grub (Taxomyia taxi), and the small leaves turn brown as the fly matures. Yew gall Marbles on oak trees Oak marble galls are often common on oak trees in Europe. They are produced by the parthenogenetic females of a small gall wasp (Andricus kollari).
The brilliant green species (Formosia moneta) from New Guinea feeds on scarab beetle larvae. BEE-EATING BEE FLIES A SLIM PROFILE Like the true bees, this slenderÂ� bodied bee fly (a species of Systropus) from Java sips nectar. Its larvae feed on live moth caterpillars. This European bee fly (Bombylius discolor) is easily mistaken for a bumblebee feeding on nectar. Its maggots feed on grubs in the nests of solitary bees. Volucella zonaria Syrphus torvus HOVER FLIES The name of these flies refers to their amazing ability to hang in the air almost motionless, then dart away, almost too quick to be seen.