How to use Wasp in a sentence
It relieves the pain of wasp and bee stings.
She showed us a " little " wasp sting on her arm.
There are records, however, of species of Mantispa mimicking the wasp Polistes in North America and Borneo and Belonogaster in South Africa; and other species of the genus imitate parasitic hymenoptera of the genera Bracon and Mesostenus.
A good illustration of wasp-mimicry is furnished by a large heteromerous beetle (Coloborhombus fasciatipennis) from Borneo which is remarkably like a large wasp (Mygnimia aviculus) from the same island.
The people insisted on believingand, as the event proved, rightlythat the empire wasP war.Advertisement
Further, the queen wasp, and also the queen humble-bee, commences unaided the work of building and founding a new nest, being afterwards helped by her daughters (the workers) when these have been developed.
The chief pests are mosquitoes, termites and the serut, a brown fly about the size of a wasp, with a sharp stab, which chiefly attacks cattle.
Occasionally recorded in the county, this is a small black solitary wasp nesting in dead wood in sunny situations.
A cuckoo wasp found in a variety of situations.
The pain and other symptoms of a bee or wasp sting normally fade away after a few hours.Advertisement
A medium-sized spider-hunting wasp found in a wide variety of situations.
All the invading gall wasp species in the UK are also native to the same region.
This is similar to the repulsive reproductive cycle of the ichneumon wasp.
Myres shows that the costume consists of three parts - the loin-cloth itself, a white wrapper or kilt worn over it, and a knotted girdle which secured the whole and perhaps played its part in producing and maintaining the wasp waists characteristic of the Aegean race.
An early wasp settled and pumped on the quince cheese.Advertisement
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You are several thousand times more likely to be stung by a bee or wasp than be bitten by a spider in the UK.
The ultimate development of this is found in the social systems in bee, ant, wasp and termite colonies.
Once hatched, the wasp larvae Squeeze a hormone trigger, Bringing into play A sequence of events.
Two female wasp spiders Argiope bruennichi were found on their webs in Latchford Meadow in late August.Advertisement
Whether you're seeking a salve to cure boils, draw out splinters, or soothe a wasp sting, ichthammol salve provides natural relief.
Like a wasp, which can sting repeatedly or a bumblebee that loses its sting and leaves a poison sac attached to your dog's nose if that is what happens to be out the window at the time.
Many gardeners have reached into the green leaves to pluck a berry, only to feel the harsh sting of an angry wasp, hornet or bee who was also sampling the wares.
Combined with a stylish bustle which accentuated the backside, women went after a look known as the wasp waist.
Children who are suspected of being allergic should consult an allergist about shots that can reduce reactions to bee and wasp venom (venom immunotherapy).Advertisement
After initial exposure to a substance such as wasp sting toxin, the allergic child's immune system becomes sensitized to that allergen.
The allergist may also be able to give allergy shots to children with wasp, yellow jacket, hornet, honey bee, or fire ant allergies.
Bee, wasp, and insect stings cause more deaths in the United States than any other kind of injection of venom.
The syndrome is caused by a defect (mutation) in a specific gene called the WAS gene that normally codes for the protein named Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome protein (WASP).
So you're going to buy swimwear online because the lines at the local shopping district are about as appealing as a wasp's nest.
Created by the legendary Agnes Nixon, One Life to Live soap opera defied wasp conventions of soap operas of the time by featuring more social, economic and racial diversity in the town.
At the height of the hourglass curve trend in the Victorian era, women became so desperate for wasp waists, some would even have their lower ribs removed so that they could tighten the stays that much further.
Wasp Creations sells a padlock and lacing guard for $100.
He is allergic to bees and wasps after having been stung so many times by them, but fearlessly works on bee and wasp infestations despite his allergy.
Although many people are familiar with the swelling and itching accompanied by a mosquito bite, a wasp sting is one of the few insects whose bite can cause serious and painful medical conditions.
Bees, hornets, spiders, fire ants, yellow jackets and wasp stings are the insect bites that are often considered the most agonizing, irritating, and venomous.
Whether your wasp sting is singular or multiple in nature, recognizing the symptoms and administering early treatment precautions can help reduce the likelihood of serious, if not fatal, complications.
Unlike common skin allergies and minor insect bites, a wasp sting is sure to be noticed immediately upon contact.
Wasp stings and bee stings are extremely painful.
The following symptoms may quickly follow wasp stings.
Most all insect bites, including wasp stings, can be treated at home with a few first aid supplies.
For most people, wasp and bee stings are painful reminders that the great outdoors has its fair share of dangers.
There are several wasp sting remedies that can help the common reaction symptoms of this insect sting.
Wasp stings are considered very painful.
Once you've been stung by a wasp, you'll probably need to seek wasp sting remedies that will treat the pain and swelling at the wound site.
There are a few over the counter products that can aid in symptom and treatment treatment of wasp stings.
Prior to treating the wasp sting, you'll need to prepare the targeted bite site for healing.
Because of their weaker immune systems, children and the elderly need special precautions after being stung by a wasp.
There is little that can be done to prevent future wasp stings.
Wasps live in colonies, so if you see a wasp, immediately begin searching the area for a wasp nest.
There are many ways to remove wasp nests; some methods may involve insecticides.
If a bee or wasp approaches, stand as still as possible.
Many wasp and bee stings occur when sipping from an unattended soda can that the insect has flown into.
Although their sting is painful, wasp stings are much less common than mosquito bites.
With a little prevention, wasp stings can often be avoided.
Are you wondering how to treat a wasp sting?
Learning how to treat a wasp sting promptly will lessen the effects of this painful sting.
A hat with a veil and a container of wasp or hornet spray are recommended if going into an area where yellow jackets reside.
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Chapman, who finds that the eggs are laid in old wood, and that the triungulin seeks to attach itself to a social wasp, who carries it to her nest.
There it feeds first as an internal parasite of the waspgrub, then bores its way out, moults and devours the wasp larva from outside.
The female is a segmented, wormlike creature, spending her whole life within the body of the bee, wasp or bug on which she is parasitic. One end of her body protrudes from between two of the abdominal segments of the host; it has been a subject of dispute whether this protruded end is the head or the tail, but there can be little doubt that it is the latter.
Clinging to her hairs they are carried to the nest, where they bore into the body of a bee or wasp larva, and after a moult become soft-skinned legless maggots.
It is said that 13,000 such olfactory organs are present on the feeler of a wasp, and 40,000 on the complex antennae of a male cockchafer.
But the Peckhams' careful observations and experiments show that, with the American wasps, the victims stored in the nests are quite as often dead as alive; that those which are only paralysed live for a varying number of days, some more, some less; that wasp larvae thrive just as well on dead victims, sometimes dried up, sometimes undergoing decomposition, as on living and paralysed prey; that the nerve-centres are not stung with the supposed uniformity; and that in some cases paralysis, in others death, follows when the victims are stung in parts far removed from any nerve-centre.
A diggingwasp hunts for insect prey and buries it with the egg, while a true wasp feeds her brood with captured insects, as a bird her fledglings.
Details of this fascinating subject are given in the special articles ANT, BEE and Wasp.
The front wings of the wasp have a conspicuous white patch near the tip and a patch similar in size and colour is present on the wings of the beetle, which, unlike the majority of beetles, habitually keeps its wings extended, and since the elytra are exceptionally short the wings are not covered by them when folded.
Preserve the ripening fruits on the wall and other trees from insects, and destroy wasp nests.
The wasp, for instance, is said to ply its wings at the rate of i io, and the common house-fly at the rate of 330 beats per second.
It wasP certainly not a boon for England that her present sovereign was destined to remain within her borders for the greater part of his remaining years.
Each frigate had a Wasp helicopter whilst a Wessex was detached from one of the guided missile destroyers and housed on the oiler.
One of the most amazing of these stories of total interdependence is the life history of the fig tree and the fig wasp.
It is caused by a tiny gall wasp Andricus aries.
I got talking to a guy who fishes wasp grubs.
The picture shows a normal worker wasp next to a queen hornet.
Children who become hysterical on seeing a bee or wasp invite further stings.
Once the parasitoid larva hatches from the egg it will kill and consume the larva of the gall wasp.
The venom of the wasp contains a pheromone that acts as an alarm causing other wasps to become more aggressive.
But this didn't sound like a wasp - it was far too ponderous and low a buzz.
This is a parasitic wasp and it parasitises the potter wasp above.
A small hole maybe found after the adult wasp has emerged from the whitefly pupa.
Sand wasp The dune systems at Holkham are formed on old shingle ridges.
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Pests can also cause fear in the home with wasp stings responsible for anaphylactic shock in some people.
Apart from troubling your baby, they will be in danger of being stung by the wasp or infected by the fly.
Wasps are generally larger, have a clear wasp waist, and two pairs of wings.
The images shown below are all of the same slide; a venom gland from a parasitic wasp.
More than 50 Americans die each year after being stung by a bee or wasp.
The familiar symptoms of bee, wasp, and ant stings include pain, redness, swelling, and itchiness in the area of the sting.
The little triungulins escape on to the body of the bee or wasp; then those that are to survive must leave their host for a non-parasitized insect.
Mosquitoes and flies are everywhere, and the wasp and wild bee also.
After that, revolts of the satraps in Asia Minor and Syria were of everyday occurrence, and the task of suppressing them wasP complicated by the foreign wars which the empire had to sustain against Greece and Egypt.
The prey is sometimes stung in the neighbourhood of the nerve ganglia, so that it is paralysed but not killed, the grub of the fossorial wasp devouring its victim alive; but this instinct varies in perfection, and in many cases the larva flourishes equally whether its prey be killed or not.