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Yellowjacket

genera Vespula and Dolichovespula

Description:

I found this one dead in my garden.

3 Species ID Suggestions

Yellow Jacket ( Wasp)
genera Vespula and Dolichovespula Yellowjacket
Ashish
Ashish 8 years ago
Yellow Banded Hoverfly
Helophilus pendulus Helophilus pendulus
Sand wasp
Bembix sp. Bembix Sand Wasp | Project Noah


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14 Comments

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago

very nice ..

Darvesh
Darvesh 8 years ago

it was size of a wasp, i mean to say it was really big for a hoverfly !!

Darvesh
Darvesh 8 years ago

This one was dead, when i found it. Thanks for the id suggestion, willie!

williefromwi
williefromwi 8 years ago

By the way, this is a fine looking yellow jacket, dead or alive.

williefromwi
williefromwi 8 years ago

Yellow Jacket, Wasp........... Davesh, you were correct this is not a hover fly it is a Wasp as you suggested. I have posted a link to verify.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

I have checked head part of your Organism.. match with Fly than Wasp... Wasp had smaller Head and eyes are with conical type oval shape...
https://www.google.co.in/search?q=Indian...

Darvesh
Darvesh 8 years ago

its some sort of wasp !!

Darvesh
Darvesh 8 years ago

Ashish dhyan se dekho yaar...........its not a hoverfly !!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Look like a Hoverfly.

Darvesh
Darvesh 8 years ago

Thanks Mayra :-)

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Wonderful! Beautiful colors!

tiberio_graco
tiberio_graco 9 years ago

Great Shot, I think that does not belong to "Butterflies & Moths of the World" mission. ;)

Darvesh
Spotted by
Darvesh

Punjab, India

Spotted on Aug 13, 2011
Submitted on Aug 25, 2011

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