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Potter wasp series_3

Ancistrocerus

Notes:

it made one pot than put one live larvae in side the pot for the feeding of new born wasp. than made another pot on top that ! same repeats for ground plus 2 pots. all are sealed well each pot having separate larvae. that's it the mother left and it will never come back again. it took 1 hr 2 minit's for making one pot. you can see the larvae it moving here and there and its live. for emerging the new wasp it took exactly 23 days but i didn't record the emerging since it came out my absence. i have given the link below if interested persons may click the link as well.. http://www.indianaturewatch.net/displayi...

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4 Comments

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 6 years ago

You are so right ! Of course the teacher wasp...

KrishnaMurthy-K
KrishnaMurthy-K 6 years ago

Leuba
Txs it's other way around human must be learned the pot making from wasp. Bx wasp is millions years old species...

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 6 years ago

Whenever I look at they clay pot nests I think the wasps must have had lessons from a South Indian potter ! They look so much like the terracotta "paanai" we get in the South.

Nice series & good follow-up. Thanks.

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Awesome follow up of the story! Thanks for sharing :-)

KrishnaMurthy-K
Spotted by
KrishnaMurthy-K

Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu, India

Spotted on Jul 5, 2014
Submitted on Oct 30, 2014

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