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Western yellowjacket

Vespula pensylvanica


Vespula pensylvanica is found in the western half of North America. Distinctive black and yellow markings. The continuous yellow eye loop differentiates it from V. germanica.


Spotted foraging on a bull thistle plant in a farm field.

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Seattle, Washington, United States

Spotted on Jul 1, 2021
Submitted on Jul 4, 2021

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