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Large Wasp

Observed: 9th July 2011 By: CXW89CXW89’s reputation in InvertebratesCXW89’s reputation in InvertebratesCXW89’s reputation in Invertebrates
Wasp 1
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Large wasp - (bigger then the usual "common wasp" which pester me)- with curious long dangling back legs (Pic 3)
Seen in large numbers on 'Snow-Berry' but not on other plants in the garden.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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Dolichovespula media

See discusion here:

You can see yellow ocluar sinus they discuss in your first photo, and you can just about make out the "number 7/Nike tick" mark on the side of the thorax.