Revista Brasileira de Entomologia Revista Brasileira de Entomologia
Rev Bras Entomol 2018;62:90-6 - Vol. 62 Núm.2 DOI: 10.1016/j.rbe.2018.02.002
Biology, Ecology and Diversity
Notes on the nest of the social wasp Pseudopolybia langi (Hym., Vespidae, Polistinae)
Sherlem Patricia de Seixas Felizardo, Ian Patrick Vilhena dos Santos, Orlando Tobias Silveira,
Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi, Coordenação de Zoologia, Departamento de Invertebrados, Belém, PA, Brazil
Recebido 22 Novembro 2017, Aceitaram 16 Fevereiro 2018
Abstract

Detailed descriptions of the architecture of Pseudopolybia langi nests are presented for the first time. Structural variations in the arrangements of nest parts are described and compared with features observed in other species of Pseudopolybia and other epiponine genera.

Keywords
Nest architecture, Social behavior, Epiponini, Neotropical, Amazonia
Rev Bras Entomol 2018;62:90-6 - Vol. 62 Núm.2 DOI: 10.1016/j.rbe.2018.02.002