Classification
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  • Scientific Names
    • Vespidae
  • English
    • Hornets and Paper Wasps
    • Wapi
    • Social Wasps
  • 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

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magazhu

Date

May 26, 2016

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magazhu

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May 26, 2016

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magazhu

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May 25, 2016

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jaykeller

Date

May 6, 2016 09:26 PM PDT

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nzwide

Date

May 27, 2016

Description

Three hibernating queens in a split in a pine ring I was splitting.
I presume they are all the same species .The one on the right has slightly different abdominal markings

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mmcmasters

Date

July 21, 2012

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What

Bald-faced Hornet Dolichovespula maculata

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krosenthal

Date

September 4, 2012 02:22 PM EDT

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What

Hornets and Paper Wasps Family Vespidae

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darinjm7

Date

May 26, 2016 02:53 PM PDT

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What

Paper Wasps Subfamily Polistinae

Observer

cactiguy

Date

May 26, 2016 03:47 PM CDT

Description

On roof of school

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Paper Wasps Subfamily Polistinae

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sciencebabe

Date

May 24, 2016 01:20 PM PDT

Description

Inside of baby tree protector tube

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What

European hornet Vespa crabro

Observer

sherylpollock

Date

May 20, 2016

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Observer

alice_abela

Date

March 26, 2016 04:39 PM PDT

Description

Granite Mountains, San Bernardino County, California

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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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