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??
During the average lifetime, a person consumes about seventy insects and ten spiders during their sleep.
Over 900,000 known species of insects exist throughout the world.
Dragonflies are capable of flying sixty miles per hour.
Only three kinds of animals fight battles in formations: humans, crows and ants.
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.
Each year the average person will “eat” several insects while they are sleeping.
The average bed contains between two million to six million dust mites.
The rhinoceros beetle is the strongest animal and is capable of lifting 850 times its own weight.
Each year, insects eat about a third of the world’s food crops.