Sentence Examples

  • The poison-glands of the sting in wasps and bees are well-known examples of these.
  • Hornets, bees and wasps of many varieties abound.
  • These are very simple, open and generally regular flowers, white, greenish-yellow or yellow in colour and are chiefly visited by insects with a short proboscis, such as short-tongued wasps and flies, also beetles and more rarely bees.
  • It is noteworthy, however, that although the manner in which the prey is stung (for example) is on the whole similar in the case of the members of any given species - that is to say, all the wasps of the species behave in very much the same manner - yet there are minor variations in detail.
  • Bees can excavate timber and make their brood-chambers in hollow plant-stems.