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.
Over 900,000 known species of insects exist throughout the world.
Honeybees are more dangerous than snakes. Bees kill more people each year than all the poisonous snakes combined.
An ant is capable of lifting fifty times its own weight and is capable pulling thirty times its own weight.
During the average lifetime, a person consumes about seventy insects and ten spiders during their sleep.
Each year, insects eat about a third of the world’s food crops.
Certain types of grasshoppers and crickets have their ears on their front legs.
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.
The rhinoceros beetle is the strongest animal and is capable of lifting 850 times its own weight.