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??
Each year the average person will “eat” several insects while they are sleeping.
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.
Houseflies can taste with their feet – they have taste buds on them.
Termite queens will lay up to 30,000 eggs in a day, and live for many years.
Over 900,000 known species of insects exist throughout the world.
Mosquitoes have killed more humans than all the wars in history.
An ant is capable of lifting fifty times its own weight and is capable pulling thirty times its own weight.
You are more likely to be killed by a Champagne cork than by a poisonous spider.
Certain types of grasshoppers and crickets have their ears on their front legs.
During the average lifetime, a person consumes about seventy insects and ten spiders during their sleep.