Recent Changes for "Wasps" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/WaspsRecent Changes of the page "Wasps" on Davis Wiki.en-us Waspshttp://daviswiki.org/Wasps2013-07-04 15:25:12MaxLucas <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wasps<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 6: </td> <td> Line 6: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Technically, wasps are any member of the order of insects called ''Hymenoptera'', that is __not__ a [http://www.poemhunter.com/lyrics/songs/lyric.asp?artist=2647&amp;song=15605 bee], or ant. This includes the commonly recognized paper wasps as well as yellow jackets (both in the narrower Vespidae family) and mud daubers, and many more obscure types. Most members of the Vespidae have a worker caste and form annual colonies which last for just one summer. The queens (or egg-laying females) are much larger than the workers, but both queens and workers have a poison-sac and retractable sting at the tip of the abdomen and can sting when agitated. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Technically, wasps are any member of the order of insects called ''Hymenoptera'', that is __not__ a [http://www.poemhunter.com/lyrics/songs/lyric.asp?artist=2647&amp;song=15605 bee], or ant. Th<span>ey don't make honey. They are just wasps and do waspy things. Th</span>is includes the commonly recognized paper wasps as well as yellow jackets (both in the narrower Vespidae family) and mud daubers, and many more obscure types. Most members of the Vespidae have a worker caste and form annual colonies which last for just one summer. The queens (or egg-laying females) are much larger than the workers, but both queens and workers have a poison-sac and retractable sting at the tip of the abdomen and can sting when agitated. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Waspshttp://daviswiki.org/Wasps2013-07-03 14:40:32JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wasps<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 2: </td> <td> Line 2: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(nest.jpg, 200, right, thumbnail, "paper wasp nest"]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(nest.jpg, 200, right, thumbnail, "paper wasp nest"<span>)</span>]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Waspshttp://daviswiki.org/Wasps2013-07-03 14:28:46DonShor <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wasps<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(wasp.jpg, 200, right, thumbnail, "<span>Gen</span>u<span>s</span> sp<span>ecies, anyone?</span>")]]<br> <span>-</span> [[Image(nest.jpg, 200, right, thumbnail, "<span>W</span>asp <span>ho</span>ney <span>=</span> <span>:(</span>")]]<span><br> - </span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(wasp.jpg, 200, right, thumbnail, "<span>m</span>u<span>d</span> <span>wa</span>sp")]]<br> <span>+</span> [[Image(nest.jpg, 200, right, thumbnail, "<span>paper w</span>asp ne<span>st"]]<br> + [[Image(waspvs</span>y<span>ellowjacket.jpg,</span> <span>200,</span> <span>right, thumbnail, "comparing types</span>")]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Waspshttp://daviswiki.org/Wasps2013-07-03 14:26:54DonShorUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Wasps?action=Files&do=view&target=waspvsyellowjacket.jpg">waspvsyellowjacket.jpg</a>.Waspshttp://daviswiki.org/Wasps2013-07-03 12:23:33GaryDprobably inappropriate, however scientifically super accurate.... <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wasps<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 29: </td> <td> Line 29: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + <br> + What wasps do: http://www.funnyjunk.com/funny_pictures/409527/Wasps/</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Waspshttp://daviswiki.org/Wasps2012-07-26 13:30:04BrentLaabs <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wasps<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 27: </td> <td> Line 27: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + ''See also:'' ["Picnic Day" White Family Day]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Waspshttp://daviswiki.org/Wasps2012-07-26 13:24:40MikeyCrewsDo you remove nests or do you wait until you get stung and then remove nests? <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wasps<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 2: </td> <td> Line 2: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(nest.jpg, 200, right, thumbnail, "Wasp honey = :(")]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Waspshttp://daviswiki.org/Wasps2012-07-26 13:21:22MikeyCrewsUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Wasps?action=Files&do=view&target=nest.jpg">nest.jpg</a>.Waspshttp://daviswiki.org/Wasps2009-05-19 10:46:42TheAmazingLarrywasp photo <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wasps<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(wasp.jpg, 200, right, thumbnail)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(wasp.jpg, 200, right, thumbnail<span>, "Genus species, anyone?"</span>)]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + [[Image(DSCF3184.JPG, 200, thumbnail, "Genus species, anyone?")]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Waspshttp://daviswiki.org/Wasps2009-05-19 10:45:15TheAmazingLarryUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Wasps?action=Files&do=view&target=DSCF3184.JPG">DSCF3184.JPG</a>.Waspshttp://daviswiki.org/Wasps2007-05-25 10:40:52JabberWokky(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wasps<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 23: </td> <td> Line 23: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> If you are being bothered by foraging wasps while eating a picnic out, try putting a "sacrificial" piece of food at least 15 feet away, and the wasps may leave you alone. If they don't pick up and move elsewhere, leaving the sacrificial food behind. They navigate by landmarks, and it will take them a while to find where you moved, and their attention will turn to the food you left behind. </td> <td> <span>+</span> If you are being bothered by foraging wasps while eating a picnic out, try putting a "sacrificial" piece of food at least 15 feet away, and the wasps may leave you alone. If they don't<span>, then</span> pick up and move elsewhere, leaving the sacrificial food behind. They navigate by landmarks, and it will take them a while to find where you moved, and their attention will turn to the food you left behind. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Waspshttp://daviswiki.org/Wasps2007-05-25 10:11:21JasonAller <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wasps<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(Police_Nest.JPG, right, thumbnail, 400, "Nest seen to the right of the entrance to the ["Davis Police Department" Police Station]")]]<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Waspshttp://daviswiki.org/Wasps2007-05-25 10:10:16JasonAllerUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Wasps?action=Files&do=view&target=Police_Nest.JPG">Police_Nest.JPG</a>.Waspshttp://daviswiki.org/Wasps2006-08-20 12:17:12JabberWokkyrm comment bar, +integrated comments <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wasps<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Mud Daubers:''' Make small mud nests under eaves or within structural cavities. They are large, and are black with some yellow markings or are a bright iridescent blue. They have amazingly narrow waists. These wasps gather dirt and mix it with their saliva to create a series of long cylindrical cells on a flat surface, and place an egg inside each one, along with several paralyzed spiders or cockroaches. As noted above, stings from these are exceedingly rare. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Mud Daubers:''' Make small mud nests under eaves or within structural cavities. They are large, and are black with some yellow markings or are a bright iridescent blue. They have amazingly narrow waists. These wasps gather dirt and mix it with their saliva to create a series of long cylindrical cells on a flat surface, and place an egg inside each one, along with several paralyzed spiders or cockroaches. As noted above, stings from these are exceedingly rare.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;They are happy building nests on walls and under overhangs on residences, although some people (and landlords) knock them down, possibly due to a misconception that they could be stung.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 22: </td> <td> Line 22: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- <br> - [[Comments]]<br> - ------<br> - ''2006-08-20 10:58:50'' [[nbsp]] I had a mud dauber nest in my doorway, and I was keeping it around, but my ignorant landlady stopped by and destroyed the nest...grumble... --["MatthewTom"]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Waspshttp://daviswiki.org/Wasps2006-08-20 09:58:50MatthewTomComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wasps<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 24: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2006-08-20 10:58:50'' [[nbsp]] I had a mud dauber nest in my doorway, and I was keeping it around, but my ignorant landlady stopped by and destroyed the nest...grumble... --["MatthewTom"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Waspshttp://daviswiki.org/Wasps2006-08-20 09:56:46MatthewTomDauber wasps and adding comments <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wasps<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Mud Daubers:''' Make small mud nests under eaves or within structural cavities. They are <span>mostly</span> black with some yellow markings, and <span>ama</span>z<span>ingly narrow waist</span>s. <span>&nbsp;</span>As noted above, stings from these are exceedingly rare. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Mud Daubers:''' Make small mud nests under eaves or within structural cavities. They are <span>large, and are</span> black with some yellow markings<span>&nbsp;or are a bright iridescent blue. They have amazingly narrow waists. These wasps gather dirt and mix it with their saliva to create a series of long cylindrical cells on a flat surface</span>, and <span>place an egg inside each one, along with several paraly</span>z<span>ed spiders or cockroache</span>s. As noted above, stings from these are exceedingly rare. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 22: </td> <td> Line 22: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + [[Comments]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Waspshttp://daviswiki.org/Wasps2006-08-09 00:57:49KarlMogelnice edit, here's more. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wasps<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 20: </td> <td> Line 20: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + If you are being bothered by foraging wasps while eating a picnic out, try putting a "sacrificial" piece of food at least 15 feet away, and the wasps may leave you alone. If they don't pick up and move elsewhere, leaving the sacrificial food behind. They navigate by landmarks, and it will take them a while to find where you moved, and their attention will turn to the food you left behind.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Waspshttp://daviswiki.org/Wasps2006-08-08 22:48:00KrisFrickemajor overhaul <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wasps<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Wasps are part of the family Vespidae and belong to the order of insects called Hymenoptera, which also includes bumblebees, [http://www.poemhunter.com/lyrics/songs/lyric.asp?artist=2647&amp;song=15605 honeybees], ants, sawflies and ichneumon-flies. Most members of the Vespidae have a worker caste and form annual colonies which last for just one summer. The queens (or egg-laying females) are much larger than the workers, but both queens and workers have a poison-sac and retractable sting at the tip of the abdomen and can sting when agitated.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Technically, wasps are any member of the order of insects called ''Hymenoptera'', that is __not__ a [http://www.poemhunter.com/lyrics/songs/lyric.asp?artist=2647&amp;song=15605 bee], or ant. This includes the commonly recognized paper wasps as well as yellow jackets (both in the narrower Vespidae family) and mud daubers, and many more obscure types. Most members of the Vespidae have a worker caste and form annual colonies which last for just one summer. The queens (or egg-laying females) are much larger than the workers, but both queens and workers have a poison-sac and retractable sting at the tip of the abdomen and can sting when agitated.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Wasps can become a nuisance particularly in late ["Summer In Davis" summer] when they increasingly feed on ["Fruit Trees" fruit] and other sweet materials. They show most aggression when disturbed around the nest-site, and nests inside buildings and garden sheds or near walk ways may need to be destroyed because of the risk they cause to people living nearby.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Wasps are actually considered beneficial by many, since they do not cause any structural damage, prey upon pest insects such as spiders and aphids, and though they look scary they are actually not particularly defensive of their nests. Mud Daubers in particular are known to only very rarely sting, even if directly harassed.<br> + <br> + '''Paper Wasps:''' Belong to the genus ''Polistes.'' They make paper-mache nests on largely exposed overhangs, such as eaves or branches. There are two local varieties which behave essentially in the same manner: ''Polistes Dominus'' --the "Common Wasp" or "European Wasp"-- has black and yellow stripes that are bright and distinct like a construction vehicle; ''Polistes Aurelius'' --the "Golden Umbrella Wasp"-- is slightly larger and has yellow and orange stripes. Despite the names, ["Kris Fricke" this author] thinks the Golden Umbrella wasps are actually more common locally than the "Common Wasps."<br> + <br> + '''Mud Daubers:''' Make small mud nests under eaves or within structural cavities. They are mostly black with some yellow markings, and amazingly narrow waists. As noted above, stings from these are exceedingly rare.<br> + <br> + '''Hornets:''' do not live in Davis. There is one species of hornet that lives on the East Coast of the United States, but otherwise there are no hornet populations within hundreds of miles of California. Some people however, insist on continuing to call wasps around here hornets for some reason.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + Wasps prefer locations with ample supply of water. Frequent outbreaks of wasp nests are often a symptom of an overwatered lawn.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Waspshttp://daviswiki.org/Wasps2006-08-08 22:05:24KarlMogelbee link fix <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wasps<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> When seen, wasps are sometimes mistakenly referred to as ["<span>Bees"</span>]. Beekeepers loath the confusion. The ["Davis Food Co-op"] recently had a wasp nest in front of it, and they posted a sign that said to look out for the bees! </td> <td> <span>+</span> When seen, wasps are sometimes mistakenly referred to as ["<span>Honeybees" bees</span>]. Beekeepers loath the confusion. The ["Davis Food Co-op"] recently had a wasp nest in front of it, and they posted a sign that said to look out for the bees! </td> </tr> </table> </div> Waspshttp://daviswiki.org/Wasps2006-06-16 20:16:51CarlMcCabephoto uploado <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wasps<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Class: Insecta Order: Hymenoptera<span>&nbsp;</span> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(wasp.jpg, 200, right, thumbnail)]]<br> + <br> +</span> Class: Insecta Order: Hymenoptera </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 6: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> <br> <span>-</span> The bright yellow and black striping of wasps serves as a warning to prospective predators that the insect is venomous and should be left alone. This yellow and black coloring is copied by many insects that are actually harmless and have evolved the coloring because of the deterrent advantages of appearing 'wasp-like'.<span>&nbsp;</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> <br> <span>+</span> The bright yellow and black striping of wasps serves as a warning to prospective predators that the insect is venomous and should be left alone. This yellow and black coloring is copied by many insects that are actually harmless and have evolved the coloring because of the deterrent advantages of appearing 'wasp-like'. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- <br> - --- Also an acronym. WASPs--White Ango-Saxon Protestants. You'll definitly encounter this in sociology or ethnic study courses or some such similar thing.</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Waspshttp://daviswiki.org/Wasps2006-06-16 20:13:24CarlMcCabeUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Wasps?action=Files&do=view&target=wasp.jpg">wasp.jpg</a>.Waspshttp://daviswiki.org/Wasps2005-06-28 18:06:27EdwinSaada <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wasps<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Class: Insecta<span><br> -</span> Order: Hymenoptera </td> <td> <span>+</span> Class: Insecta Order: Hymenoptera </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + --- Also an acronym. WASPs--White Ango-Saxon Protestants. You'll definitly encounter this in sociology or ethnic study courses or some such similar thing.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Waspshttp://daviswiki.org/Wasps2005-06-28 12:48:20KarlMogelwasp/bee comment <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wasps<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Wasps can become a nuisance particularly in late ["Summer In Davis" summer] when they increasingly feed on ["Fruit Trees" fruit] and other sweet materials. They show most aggression when disturbed around the nest-site, and nests inside buildings and garden sheds or near walk ways may need to be destroyed because of the risk they cause to people living nearby. </span> </td> <td> <span>+ Wasps can become a nuisance particularly in late ["Summer In Davis" summer] when they increasingly feed on ["Fruit Trees" fruit] and other sweet materials. They show most aggression when disturbed around the nest-site, and nests inside buildings and garden sheds or near walk ways may need to be destroyed because of the risk they cause to people living nearby.<br> + <br> + When seen, wasps are sometimes mistakenly referred to as ["Bees"]. Beekeepers loath the confusion. The ["Davis Food Co-op"] recently had a wasp nest in front of it, and they posted a sign that said to look out for the bees!</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Waspshttp://daviswiki.org/Wasps2005-06-28 10:13:57SummerSong <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Wasps<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ Class: Insecta<br> + Order: Hymenoptera <br> + <br> + Wasps are part of the family Vespidae and belong to the order of insects called Hymenoptera, which also includes bumblebees, [http://www.poemhunter.com/lyrics/songs/lyric.asp?artist=2647&amp;song=15605 honeybees], ants, sawflies and ichneumon-flies. Most members of the Vespidae have a worker caste and form annual colonies which last for just one summer. The queens (or egg-laying females) are much larger than the workers, but both queens and workers have a poison-sac and retractable sting at the tip of the abdomen and can sting when agitated.<br> + <br> + The bright yellow and black striping of wasps serves as a warning to prospective predators that the insect is venomous and should be left alone. This yellow and black coloring is copied by many insects that are actually harmless and have evolved the coloring because of the deterrent advantages of appearing 'wasp-like'. <br> + <br> + Wasps can become a nuisance particularly in late ["Summer In Davis" summer] when they increasingly feed on ["Fruit Trees" fruit] and other sweet materials. They show most aggression when disturbed around the nest-site, and nests inside buildings and garden sheds or near walk ways may need to be destroyed because of the risk they cause to people living nearby. </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>