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.
Mosquitoes prefer children over adults, blondes over brunettes and mosquitoes are attracted to the color blue twice as much as any other color.
Honeybees are more dangerous than snakes. Bees kill more people each year than all the poisonous snakes combined.
Each year the average person will “eat” several insects while they are sleeping.
Only three kinds of animals fight battles in formations: humans, crows and ants.
For every person on the earth, there are two hundred million insects.
Mosquitoes have killed more humans than all the wars in history.
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.
Each year, insects eat about a third of the world’s food crops.