Search results for "cuckoo wasps"

  • Cuckoo wasp


  • Cuckoo wasps

    The cuckoo wasps are a group of 76 species that mostly parasitise other wasps. Like a cuckoo bird that manages to get another species to raise its chick, these wasps use another's nest for their own young.

  • Cuckoo Wasp blue


  • Cuckoo wasp specimen


  • Predators, parasites and parasitoids

    Many animals are predators, parasites or parasitoids, using other animals as food. They use a great diversity of hunting strategies and behaviours to capture or feed on their prey. Invertebrate predators, parasites and parasitoids play an important role in keeping many animal populations under control.

  • Bees: Suborder Apocrita

    There are over 1,500 species of native bees in Australia and around 200 live in the Sydney region.

  • Australian Museum Magazine 1921-1961

    The Australian Museum Magazine was launched in 1921 to satisfy the public's 'lively curiosity' about the natural world and cultures.