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    • Vespidae

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Paper Wasps Genus Polistes

Observer

mattiamenchetti

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

mattiamenchetti

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

Observer

mschmidt1966

Date

March 3, 2013 10:27 AM CST

Photos / Sounds

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What

German Wasp Vespula germanica

Observer

marcello

Date

April 13, 2014 12:13 PM CEST

Description

Quuen

Photos / Sounds

Observer

antnat

Date

April 20, 2014 10:18 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Yellowjacket Vespula vulgaris

Observer

primalux

Date

August 27, 2013

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Hornets and Paper Wasps Family Vespidae

Observer

robberfly

Date

April 20, 2014 01:24 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Southern yellowjacket Vespula squamosa

Observer

josephbyrne42

Date

April 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Paper Wasps Genus Polistes

Observer

josephbyrne42

Date

April 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Hornets and Paper Wasps Family Vespidae

Observer

ross2

Date

April 19, 2014 01:30 PM PDT

Place

home (Google, OSM)

Description

These wasps have built mud dwellings in the spaces between the bricks on the facade of our house. The entry can be seen in the photo.

Photos / Sounds

What

European Paper Wasp Polistes dominula

Observer

justin2

Date

April 19, 2014 12:07 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Paper Wasps Genus Polistes

Observer

mschmidt1966

Date

January 12, 2014 09:58 AM CST

Description

Rancho de Enrique Salmeron

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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...

No range data available.