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Western Yellowjacket

Vespula pensylvanica

Description:

Gorgeous yellow and black wasp cleaning itself. It flew off before I got a shot of the top.

Habitat:

Wildfire recovering area of scrub and grass


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5 Comments

Thank you Kranti!

Kranti Dhiman
Kranti Dhiman 5 years ago

nice !

Thank youintrinsic3141 and Marco! I'll update the ID now :)

MarcoSelis
MarcoSelis 5 years ago

It's Vespula pensylvanica.

intrinsic3141
intrinsic3141 5 years ago

Very cool series!

San Diego, California, USA

Lat: 32.98, Long: -117.01

Spotted on Nov 7, 2013
Submitted on Nov 8, 2013

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