National Geographic : 1937 Jul
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE SUCH ADOBE BUNGALOWS AND APARTMENTS HOUSE YOUNGSTERS ONLY As a mother Bushnell's wasp (Odynerus tempiferus var. macio) constructs each cell of her home (right), she provisions it with paralyzed caterpillars and lays an egg inside. Larvae hatch, gorge themselves, then sleep through the winter. Jug-maier wasps build small flanged urns (left). Life size. v/ iatbluial Lrcugrapnlle oulery RECENTLY DISCOVE David I. Bushnell, Jr., Virginia, in October, 1935. makers (Eumenes fraternus), raintlngs 1y iashime Murayama FRED. BUSHNELL'S WASP POSES FOR ITS FIRST PORTRAIT found this nest of wasps, previously unknown, near Fredericksburg, On nest are males (above) and a female. On the alder leaves are Jug female left, male lower center, and parasites of Bushnell's wasp (right).