Classification
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  • English
    • Wapi
    • Social Wasp
    • paper wasps
    • Hornets and Paper Wasps
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 胡蜂科
  • Scientific Names
    • Vespidae

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Recent observations

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What

Hornets and Paper Wasps Family Vespidae

Observer

amarino2018

Date

October 22, 2014 10:47 AM PDT

Description

Black and yellow

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Observer

alfredoeloisa

Date

October 8, 2014

Description

De apenas un centímetro de largo

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What

Paper Wasps Genus Polistes

Observer

carlaag

Date

October 5, 2014 04:04 PM CDT

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magazhu

Date

October 19, 2014

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Square

What

Avispas y avispones Genus Polistes

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francisco3

Date

October 21, 2014 11:17 AM HST

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Square

Observer

magazhu

Date

October 18, 2014

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What

Mexican Honey Wasp Brachygastra mellifica

Observer

magazhu

Date

October 18, 2014

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What

Common Wasp Vespula vulgaris

Observer

naturenut

Date

October 21, 2014

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What

Western Yellowjacket Vespula pensylvanica

Observer

msanford2018

Date

October 21, 2014 11:57 AM PDT

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What

Giant Hornet Vespa crabro

Observer

federico1

Date

October 19, 2014

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Square

What

Hornets and Paper Wasps Family Vespidae

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

August 25, 2013 08:58 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Paper Wasps Genus Polistes

Observer

russ87

Date

October 21, 2014

Description

I thought I was only taking a photo of the nest

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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.