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Avispa

Vespula germanica

Description:

The German wasp is about 13mm (0.5 inch) long, and has typical wasp colours of black and yellow. It is very similar to the common wasp (Vespula vulgaris), but seen head on, its face has three tiny black dots. German wasps also have black dots on their abdomen, while the common wasp's analogous markings are fused with the black rings above them, forming a different pattern.

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3 Comments

Perfect!

oxyjack
oxyjack 9 years ago

Absolutely fantastic! Love how you caught it drinking.

OlegMalyk
OlegMalyk 9 years ago

That is a nice picture! Great catch

VIII Región del Biobío, Chile

Spotted on Apr 1, 2012
Submitted on Apr 1, 2012

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