Kōrero: Cicadas

Wasp attacking a cicada (2 o 2)

Wasp attacking a cicada

Adult cicadas provide a juicy meal for birds and other predators such as wasps. This vespulid wasp is pulling a cicada apart to take away as food.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Marris, 'Cicadas - Life cycle and enemies', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11014/wasp-attacking-a-cicada (accessed 9 August 2020)

He kōrero nā John Marris, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007