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Common Wasp

Vespula sp.



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Ioannis 10 years ago
Common wasp or European wasp
Vespula sp. Vespula

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MarcoSelis 10 years ago

It's Vespula vulgaris.

Ioannis 10 years ago

If you have a front view, you can distinguish between Vespula vulgaris (the common wasp) or Vespula germanica (the European wasp).
Look at this site to see how they are similar except of the black in the clypeus (the front): three black dots for V. germanica, or a black line in form of anchor for V. vulgaris:

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Newport, Wales, United Kingdom

Spotted on Aug 9, 2012
Submitted on Aug 30, 2013

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