Re Wasps

Nexus User elliott (
Mon, 1 May 1995 13:22:46 +0930

>I often get holes in Sarracenia when a wasp gets in (I guess 'wasp'
>probably means different things in different parts of the world, but
>I mean a yellow and black stinging insect, a bit larger than what
>Sarracenias normally catch). Wasps can sometimes bite a hole in the
>pitcher and escape, but these holes obviously appear in Summer, and
>are not at the bottom - either at the level where the wasp gets
>stuck, or at the level of existing dead insects.

>Clarke Brunt (


The wasp you are talking about is I think the European Wasp. I had
problems last Summer when they would be trapped, and a hole to