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.
Houseflies can taste with their feet – they have taste buds on them.
Each year, insects eat about a third of the world’s food crops.
You are more likely to be killed by a Champagne cork than by a poisonous spider.
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.
A flea can jump about two hundred times the length of their body, which is about thirteen inches.
Termite queens will lay up to 30,000 eggs in a day, and live for many years.
The average bed contains between two million to six million dust mites.
Mosquitoes have killed more humans than all the wars in history.
Dragonflies are capable of flying sixty miles per hour.