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Definition of the noun Ammophila holosericea
What does Ammophila holosericea mean as a name of something?
Ammophila holosericea is a species of Ammophila, described by Fabricius in 1793.
- synonyms: species Ammophila holosericea / Ammophila sericea / species Ammophila sericea / Sphex holosericeus / species Sphex holosericeus
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Arthropoda
- class: Insecta
- order: Hymenoptera
- family: Sphecidae
- genus: Ammophila
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The psychic life of insects (1922)
by E.-L. Bouvier
Ammophila holosericea is a predatory wasp like sphex and Pompilus, but, instead of paralyzing Orthoptera and spiders for its young, it attacks measuring- worms. It is necessary to collect four or five of these caterpillars before closing its nest, ...
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