Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Aspectes ecoetòlogics de les vespes del gènere Polistes de Catalunya (I): Estudi de la nidificació d'una població semiurbana de Polistes Dominulus Christ, 1791 (Hymenoptera: Vespidae)

Jordi Casamitjana i Costa

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Ecoethological aspects of Polistes (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) in Catalonia (1): Study
of the nest location of a semiurban population of Polistes dominulus Christ, 1791.

Aspects related with the nesting of a small semiurban population of Polistes
Dominulus
Christ, 1791, located inside a brick-structure in an opon space in Barcelona, are mentioned. A tendency to choose the warmest cavities at around 15 hours for nesting in the pre-fundation period, is observed. The reuse of nest of the previous year, and nesting in the same cavities for several years, are also cornmented.

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