Black-Orange-Black Color Pattern Found in 23 Families of Wasps, Bees, and Ants

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Well-known in Lepidoptera and Coleoptera, the distinct black-orange-black color pattern has never been fully documented in Hymenoptera—until now. A study of more than 1 million wasp, bee, and other hymenopteran specimens finds a wide range of variations of the pattern present in 23 families within the order…

Source: Entomology Today

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