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Behavior of the yellowjacket social parasite, Dolichovespula arctica(Rohwer) (Hymenoptera: vespidae)

Albert Greene

Behavior of the yellowjacket social parasite, Dolichovespula arctica(Rohwer) (Hymenoptera: vespidae)

by Albert Greene

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Published in Pullman : Dept. of Entomology, Washington State University, 1978 .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAlbert Greene, Roger D. Akre, Peter J. Landolt.
SeriesMelanderia ; v. 29
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 83/4219 (Q)
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 28 cm.
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4439259M
LC Control Number79100457

  5 Alien Parasites and Their Real-World Counterparts. By Stephanie Pappas 29 May Shares. In fact, joining with a parasite was a competitive venture, . A new study has found a parasite living inside fish eyeball controls its behaviour. When the parasite is young, it helps its host stay safe from predators. But once the parasite matures, it does everything it can to get that fish eaten by a bird and so continue its life cycle.

1. J Parasitol. Apr;78(2) The behavior of parasitic flatworms in vivo: what is the role of the brain? Sukhdeo M(1). Author information: (1)Department of Animal Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey The ecological interactions that contribute to successful host-parasite relationships are complex and involve all levels of biotic organization between the Cited by:   A yellowjacket’s nest is made up of several layered combs with a papery covering. Of course if the yellowjacket’s nest is in the ground, you can’t see all that. It Acts Like a Yellowjacket. Besides looking like a yellowjacket, the European paper wasp has habits and behavior more like a yellowjacket than a paper wasp.

Symptomatic infection with Giardia intestinalis causes a broad spectrum of clinical manifestations. Children can have occasional days of acute watery diarrhea with abdominal pain, or they may experience a protracted, intermittent, often debilitating disease characterized by passage of foul-smelling stools associated with anorexia, flatulence, and abdominal distention. One study suggests the parasite has altered human behavior enough to shape entire cultures. In cats, the protozoan reproduces sexually, while it reproduces asexually in other animals.


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Behavior of the yellowjacket social parasite, Dolichovespula arctica(Rohwer) (Hymenoptera: vespidae) by Albert Greene Download PDF EPUB FB2

Phylogenetic Relationships among Yellowjackets and the Evolution of Social Parasitism (Hymenoptera: Vespidae, Vespinae) Dolichovespula arctica Author: James Michael Carpenter. Dolichovespula adulterina is a species of Behavior of the yellowjacket social parasite social wasp.

adulterina lives in the Palearctic and Nearctic regions but parasitise different host species depending on which region it inhabits.

adulterina feeds on a variety of foods including insects, spiders, arthropods, meat, molluscs, fruit, nectar and larval secretions. adulterina is synonymous with D. arctica from the Family: Vespidae. Dolichovespula arctica. arctica are not well known. These common wasps rely on new nests to rear offspring since they do not have their own worker caste.

The parasite kills the foundress queen before the production of her Dolichovespula arctica book is complete and takes over the nest. The lifespan of the parasite after the host queen's death is : Insecta. Cladistic analysis of 25 species of Dolichovespula and Vespula (yellowjackets) is used to investigate the evolution of social parasitism in these genera.

Three species of yellowjackets are social parasites, or inquilines; that is, lacking a worker caste, and dependent on usurping the colony of a host species to obtain a worker force. Emery's Rule states that social parasites are more closely Cited by: Dolichovespula integra and Dolichovespula adulterina are the two other European parasite species.

Greene et al. () report on the behaviour of an American species, D. arctica, which invades the nests of D. arenaria and replaces the queen after several days. The morphology of the social parasites of Vespinae wasps is very close to that of.

Behavior of the yellowjacket social parasite, Dolichovespula arctica (Rohwer) (Hymenoptera; Vespidae),Washington State Entomological Society, Melanderia, Volume. The Aerial Yellowjacket is the primary host species for this social parasite. The D. arctica female infiltrates an existing colony of the host, when it is underway but before worker wasps have emerged from the pupa stage.

The parasite does not usually kill the host queen immediately, but waits until she has produced a fair number of : Bug Eric. We found 35 nests of seven social wasp species, including three vespine species (Dolichovespula saxonica, D.

media and Vespula vulgaris) and four polistine species (Polistes snelleni, P. riparius. Book Review: 'Parasite,' By Mira Grant In Mira Grant's Parasite, genetically engineered tapeworms are a magic cure-all and a terrible.

Yellowjacket Scientific Name: Vespula spp. and Dolichovespula spp. Family: Vespidae Order: Hymenoptera (ants, bees, wasps) U.S.

Distribution: All states; various species. The most common yellowjacket pests are: common yellowjacket (Vespula vulgaris)--most of the U.S.; eastern yellowjacket (V. maculifrons)--east of the Rocky Mountains; German yellowjacket (V. germanica)--northeast.

Parasitic Yellowjacket (Dolichovespula adulterina) may seem an odd name for a wasp with no yellow coloration, but its behavior is a bit different as well. This species has only females (queens) and males. No worker class is produced. The photo is of a female.

Early in the nesting season a female will invade the nest of a host species (Aerial Yellowjackets are one of the host species in this. The Aerial Yellowjacket is the primary host species for this social parasite. The D. arctica female infiltrates an existing colony of the host, when it is underway but before worker wasps have emerged from the pupa stage.

The parasite does not usually kill the host queen immediately, but waits until she has produced a fair number of workers. A. Without a doubt, whenever the subject of yellow jackets comes up, there is probably not a person alive (with a few miles on them!) who doesn’t have a story of an unpleasant encounter with them.

Once when I was a kid, I was looking for that perfect skimming stone at the edge of the causeway on a small pond in NH. MEADVILLE, Pa. (PRWEB) Aug “Parasitic People”: a thought-provoking commentary and survival manual on social parasites.

“Parasitic People” is the creation of published author Ron Russo, an ordained minister and former interdenominational Pentecostal pastor, evangelist, and missionary in Jamaica; he is now involved in pioneering Christian entertainment groups. This book could have benefitted from some editing.

If you are looking for a book that names its sources, and lists scientific research to back up its findings, look elsewhere. Lots of heresay in this one.

My recommendation, if you are seeking really good books about human parasites that are actually even fun to read, avoid THE PARASITE MENACE/5(22).

The Parasitic Yellowjacket is one of 5 black and white/pale yellow Yellowjackets. One of these, the Baldfaced Hornet, has an entirely black 2nd tergite and thus can be readily separated from the Parasitic (Fig H - queens, Baldfaced, Parasitic, Blackjacket)).

Another 2, Dolichovespula albida and Vespula intermedia have reddish patches laterally on the tergites. The Yellow Jacket is located in North America. Their genera is Vespurla is yellow with black bands around the body and is ½ inches long. Warning: Yellow Jackets can bite and sting numerous times.

Colonies are usually started with only inseminated queens overwintering. Propaganda, Crypsis, and Slave-making. Authors; Authors and affiliations J. Phylogenetic relationships and the origin of social behavior in the Vespidae, In The Social Behavior of Wasps (Ross, K.

and R. D., and Landolt, P. Behavior of the yellowjacket social parasite, Dolichovespula arctica (Rohwer) (Hymenoptera Cited by: 7. Many parasites depend on their host’s behavior in order to successfully reproduce.

Instead of leaving this behavior to chance, some parasites actively manipulate their hosts to produce the desired behavior. For example, after infecting a rat, the taxoplasmosa gondii parasite needs to be transferred to a.

Help for dangerous or threatening yellowjacket wasp nests to reduce the potential for stings from these insects. Wasp identification. Yellowjacket wasps are medium size (~1/2") distinctive black and yellow insects (see photo right), some species such as the misnamed "baldfaced hornet", however, are white strips over a black body color.

Fish serve as hosts to a range of parasites that are taxonomically diverse and that exhibit a wide variety of life cycle strategies. Whereas many of these parasites are passed directly between ultimate hosts, others need to navigate through a series of intermediate hosts before reaching a host in (or on) which they can attain sexual by:   The parasite's long arm: a tapeworm parasite induces behavioural changes in uninfected group members of its social host.

Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. The final chapter is a comparative discussion of social behavior in the Sphecidae, the only family of wasps besides the Vespidae in which well-developed social behavior is known.

Providing a wealth of information about the biology of wasps, this comprehensive, up-to-date volume will be an essential reference for entomologists, evolutionary /5(3).