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progressive feeding

progressive feeding The provision of larval food by female wasps and bees at regular intervals throughout the period of larval growth. It is practised by all the social vespid wasps and the honey-bees (Apis species). It is uncommon in solitary (non-social) species, though it is found in some sphecid and nyssonid wasps.

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progressive feeding

progressive feeding The provision of larval food by female wasps and bees at regular intervals throughout the period of larval growth. It is practised by all the social vespid wasps and the honey-bees (Apis species). It is uncommon in solitary (non-social) species, though it is found in some sphecid and nyssonid wasps.

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