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Observed: 17th August 2011 By: anonymous spotter
Wasp 1
Wasp 1 1

Wasp stripping wood for nesting (a bit late in the year?) Not sure of species.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common Wasp (Vespula (Paravespula) vulgaris) interacts


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It's worth noting abdominal and clypeal markings are not reliable on their own unless backed-up with other more reliable characters - here the black markings that run upward from the antenna bases are narrowed medially, which points to V. germanica. In V. vulgaris these are broad throughout.

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Thanks -

I find the various wasp species very tricksy.