Classification
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All Names

  • English
    • Hornets and Paper Wasps
    • Wapi
    • Social Wasps
  • Korean
    • 말벌과
  • Scientific Names
    • Vespidae
  • Spanish
    • Avispones y avispas del papel
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 胡蜂科
  • Russian
    • Настоящие осы
  • Belarusian
    • Сапраўдныя восы
  • German
    • Hornissen und Soziale Wespen

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Four-toothed Mason Wasp Monobia quadridens

Observer

johnfromkw

Date

July 24, 2016 04:54 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

In yard, hanging from a Jagged Ambush Bug on dogbane.

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Yellowjacket Vespula pensylvanica

Observer

swells

Date

July 23, 2016 01:25 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

niknizan

Date

July 23, 2016 10:06 PM AWST

Description

Just forming a nest, clumped together at night

Photos / Sounds

What

Hornets and Paper Wasps Family Vespidae

Observer

uly5535

Date

July 24, 2016 02:57 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Hornets and Paper Wasps Family Vespidae

Observer

mirandaallen

Date

July 24, 2016 10:47 AM MDT

Description

on a wasp hive

Photos / Sounds

Observer

psweet

Date

June 25, 2016 06:48 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

July 22, 2016 11:52 AM ART

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Potter Wasps Subfamily Eumeninae

Observer

mdnaturalist

Date

July 24, 2016 10:14 AM EDT

Description

On dogbane

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

German Wasp Vespula germanica

Observer

jacy

Date

May 6, 2014

Description

Queen on Boxwood hedge.

Photos / Sounds

What

Paper Wasps Subfamily Polistinae

Observer

soojung

Date

July 22, 2016 12:49 PM JST

Description

쌍살벌 중..왕바다리를 닮았어요.
하지만..자료를 찾아보고 비교해 봐도
정확한지 의문이 들어요..
어려워요~~

Photos / Sounds

Observer

soojung

Date

July 22, 2016 03:56 PM JST

Description

땅벌 종류가 개미와 함께 죽은 갈색여치를 먹고 있어요. 갈색여치를 채집하려고 나무가지로 쭉 땡기니까..땅벌도 쫓아와서 뺏기지 않으려하네요.

Photos / Sounds

What

Hornets and Paper Wasps Family Vespidae

Observer

matt56

Date

July 22, 2016 11:21 PM CDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The Vespidae are a large (nearly 5,000 species), diverse, cosmopolitan family of wasps, including nearly all the known eusocial wasps (such as Polistes annularis) and many solitary wasps. Each social wasp colony includes a queen and a number of female workers with varying degrees of sterility relative to the queen. In temperate social species, colonies usually only last one year, dying at the onset of winter. New queens and males (drones) are produced towards the end...

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