Ants, Bees and Wasps
Ants | Bees | Wasps
Ant Colony Cycle
The American Museum of Natural History presents an easy to follow six-step
illustration of an Ant Colony Cycle. By clicking on the lettered photographs,
larger images can be viewed.
Ants: Insect Pests of Wood Products
This U.S. Department of Agriculture – Forrest Service Alaska Region
provides a description of the nesting habits, infestation, damage, and
prevention of and control methods to handle an invasion of carpenter
ants and their management
The Texas Agricultural Extension Service of Texas A & M University
has compiled information about eleven common house-infesting ants.
Written by students at the University of Michigan, this site covers
the natural history, economic importance and conservation of the leaf
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Presented by the Capital Area Honeybee Stewards, this easy to navigate
site provides information on the life cycle of bees, social bees, solitary
bees and bee anatomy.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the University of California
provide information about beekeeping and the importance of bees in the
Carl Hayden Bee Research
The USDA Agricultural Research Service provides extensive information
about bees for students, teachers and beekeepers.
Bee Parasites, Pests, Predators & Diseases
This index site offers extensive information about honeybees
and the problems they can encounter. The website is maintained by Penn
State University’s Mid-Atlantic Research and Extension Consortium.
of world bumble bees
A list of world bumble bees and biogeographic regions are offered by
the Natural History Museum.
The University of Georgia provides an easy to follow website about bee
pollination and the problems threatening the bee population. It also
provides numerous links to other sites.
from the Hive
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Nova online, a PBS program, presents information about bee hives and
the social organization of the bees living in them.
Presented by the Smithsonian Institute, this BugInfo site talks about
the large wasp known as the Cicada Killer, its life cycle and how cicadas
are crucial to its survival.
This brief presentation about the solitary paper wasp discusses nest
building, the beneficial nature of this insect, and how to remove the
nest if necessary. The Los Angeles County West Vector Control District
has provided this information.
The Iowa State Entomology Department discusses the harmless parasitic
wasp and how it benefits us by providing natural pest control.
Wasps and Bees
Presented by the Nebraska Cooperative Extension, the NebGuide offers
information concerning wasp and bee stings. It discusses treatment for
the stings as well as general management strategies to avoid being stung.
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