Mud daubers are long, black and yellow slender wasps; they have thread-like waists. The name of this wasp group comes from the nests that are made by the females, which consist of mud molded into place by the wasp’s mandibles.
Did You Know??
Over 900,000 known species of insects exist throughout the world.
A cockroach can live nine days without eating. This is also the same amount of time that the body of a cockroach can live after its head has been cut off before it eventually dies from starvation.
The average bed contains between two million to six million dust mites.
Mosquitoes have killed more humans than all the wars in history.
During the average lifetime, a person consumes about seventy insects and ten spiders during their sleep.
Termite queens will lay up to 30,000 eggs in a day, and live for many years.
Certain types of grasshoppers and crickets have their ears on their front legs.
Dragonflies are capable of flying sixty miles per hour.
Houseflies can taste with their feet – they have taste buds on them.
Only three kinds of animals fight battles in formations: humans, crows and ants.