Reactions of the Mason wasp, Trypoxylon albotarsus, to light

C. H. Turner
1912 Journal of Animal Behavior  
Several organ-pipe shaped cells of this species of mason wasp were placed in an insect cage 16 inches high, 12 inches wide and 12 inches deep. The bottom and the framework of this cage were constructed of wood, the sides and top were covered with fine wire gauze. When not under observation, the cage containing the insects was kept in a room with an average temperature of 70 degrees, and in which the temperature never fell below 60 degrees. The groups of cells ' were placed close together on the
more » ... floor of the cage. For food a watch-glass of honeji was placed in the cage. To supply the wasps with water, under normal conditions, a cloth syphon led from a bent-neck bottle of water to a Minot watch-glass of mud. DESCRIPTION OF EXPERIMENTS SERIES I
doi:10.1037/h0073845 fatcat:vaudodpmbfdplfz22yigsabuj4