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Videos of Chrysidids

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By Gian Luca Agnoli (Italy)

Recording device: Canon EOS 7D + Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L IS USM.

subject
duration
video
Chrysura refulgens looking for a hole just before it rains, Greece, 2012
2'02”
Stilbum cyanurum on flowers and accurate self cleaning, Italy, 2012
1'41”

 

By Richard K. Walton (Massachussetts, USA)

Recording device: Canon XL H1. Location: Carlisle and Acton, Massachusetts, USA. Date: July 2007 and 2008. More impressive videos of wasp at Dick K. Walton's Natural History Services.

subject
duration
video
American chrysidids
50"

 

By Gian Luca Agnoli (Italy)

Recording device: Canon G5. Location: near Bologna, Italy.

subject
duration
video
 Chrysis cerastes exploring
44"
 Chrysis comparata long self cleaning
1'28"
 Chrysis comparata oviposition 1
1'29"
 Chrysis comparata oviposition 2
54"
 Chrysis comparata going to rest
25"
 Chrysis scutellaris exploring
52"
 Spintharina versicolor exploring
1'21"

 

By Marek W. Kozlowski (Poland)

Three very interesting videos of a Chrysis ignita busy with self-care and with oviposition into the nest of Oplomerus spinipes (Eumenidae), made by Marek W. Kozlowski. The original versions of the videos are longer and with a better detail: if you are interested in buying them, we can make a CD-ROM with the high resolution. Contact us.

Recording device: miniDV Panasonic EZ1. Location: near Warsaw, Poland, brick wall.

subject
duration
video
 Chrysis ignita and Oplomerus spinipes
40"
 Chrysis ignita self cleaning after oviposition
51"
 Chrysis ignita hard work of self cleaning
1'05"

 

By Roeland Langendam (The Netherlands)

Eleven very interesting videos of Chrysis ignita and Trichrysis cyanea busy with daily operations, self-care and with oviposition, made by Roeland Langendam. The original versions of the videos are longer and with a better detail: if you are interested in buying them, we can make a CD-ROM with the high resolution. Contact us.

subject
duration
video
 Chrysis ignita
51"
 Chrysis ignita
48"
 Chrysis ignita
1'51"
 Chrysis ignita
38"
 Chrysis ignita
1'05"
 Trichrysis cyanea
57"
 Trichrysis cyanea
1'01"
 Trichrysis cyanea
53"
 Guest (Sphecidae)
30"
 Overview of the oviposition traps: cells with eggs
30"
 Overview of the oviposition traps: cells with eggs
53"

 

Pseudospinolia neglecta around a nest of Odynerus spinipesBy Johann-Christoph Kornmilch (Germany)

A very nice video featuring some Pseudospinolia neglecta around a nest of Odynerus spinipes made by Johann-Christoph Kornmilch in Germany.

Format: AVI MPEG4-Video, 1.2 MBytes. Duration: 38 sec.

http://www.aculeata.net/Videos/videos.html

 

By Roeland Langendam (The Netherlands)

Six very interesting videos about Chrysis ignita and Trichrysis cyanea females during their activities. The specimens were filmed by Roeland Langendam in a private garden form Netherlands with a digital videocamera. The videos are only a short part of an extensive recording taken by the Author.

subject
duration
video
 Chrysis ignita taking a short cleaning after laying an egg
26"
 Trichrysis cyanea cleans herself after a long night
13"
 Trichrysis cyanea exploring a nest before laying eggs
37"
 Trichrysis cyanea defecates before laying an egg
28"
 Chrysis ignita meets a Trichrysis cyanea and avoids a conflict
49"
 Chrysis ignita lays an egg
28"

 

 

For citation purposes
Agnoli G.L. & Rosa P., Chrysis.net website, interim version 28-Aug-2013 , URL: http://www.chrysis.net/.