All About Insects: Hornets (15 Pics)

#7 With the onset of spring, when the weather becomes consistently warm and sunny, female hornets seek a secluded refuge for themselves in order to lay their eggs.

Having found a suitable site, the female begins to build a nest. A separate sector is created for each egg. A few days later, offspring are born from the eggs, young individuals gnaw the lid, get out.

#8 When males fertilize females, they die.

When the female breeds offspring, she also dies. Further, closer to autumn, the mating season occurs in young individuals.

#9 Those females who are preparing to breed, survive the winter and breed new offspring in the spring.

Females that are not fertilized die.

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