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" When the egg-laying time arrives the female secures her prey, which she either kills or paralyzes, places it in the nest, lays the egg upon it, and then, in most cases, closes the hole and takes no further interest in it, going on to make new nests from... "
First Lessons in Zoology - Page 185
by Vernon Lyman Kellogg - 1903 - 363 pages
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On the instincts and habits of the solitary wasps, Issue 2

George Williams Peckham, Elizabeth G. Peckham - Solitary wasps - 1898 - 245 pages
...solitary wasps mate shortly after leaving the nest, in the spring or summer. The males are irresponsible creatures, aiding little, if at all, in the care of...connection with her offspring, not bringing all the provision at once but returning to feed the larva as it grows, and only leaving the nest permanently...
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Bulletin

Geology - 1898 - 245 pages
...solitary wasps mate shortly after leaving the nest, in the spring or summer. The males are irresponsible creatures, aiding little, if at all, in the care of...connection with her offspring, not bringing all the provision at once but returning to feed the larva as it grows, and only leaving the nest permanently...
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Wasps, Social and Solitary

George Williams Peckham, Elizabeth Gifford Peckham - Wasps - 1905 - 310 pages
...grasshoppers, crickets, locusts, spiders, cockroaches, aphides, or other creatures, as the case may be. When the egg-laying time arrives the female secures...connection with her offspring, not bringing all the provision at once, but returning to feed the larva as it grows, and leaving the nest permanently only...
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The science-history of the universe, Volume 6

Francis Rolt-Wheeler - 1909
...Solitary Wasps mate soon after leaving the nest in the spring or summer. The males are irresponsible creatures, aiding little, if at all, in the care of...some genera the female maintains a longer connection w1th her offspring, not bringing all the provisions at once, but returning to feed the larva as it...
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American Women Afield: Writings by Pioneering Women Naturalists

Marcia Bonta - Nature - 1995 - 248 pages
...grasshoppers, crickets, locusts, spiders, cockroaches, aphides [sic], or other creatures, as the case may be. When the egg-laying time arrives the female secures...connection with her offspring, not bringing all the provision at once, but returning to feed the larva as it grows, and leaving the nest permanently only...
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