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, insects eat about a third of the world’s food crops.
Houseflies can taste with their feet – they have taste buds on them.
An ant is capable of lifting fifty times its own weight and is capable pulling thirty times its own weight.
Over 900,000 known species of insects exist throughout the world.
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.
Certain types of grasshoppers and crickets have their ears on their front legs.
For every person on the earth, there are two hundred million insects.
Mosquitoes prefer children over adults, blondes over brunettes and mosquitoes are attracted to the color blue twice as much as any other color.
The average bed contains between two million to six million dust mites.
Mosquitoes have killed more humans than all the wars in history.