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German Wasp

Observed: 18th May 2013 By: Graeme
The Anton River Conservation Association
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Wasp 18.5.13.Anton Lakes
Description:

Wasp on sign, used to be okay at id on these until other arrived.Now Im never sure

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Vespula (Paravespula) germanica / vulgaris
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Mydaea's picture

Vespula germanica.

Vespula germanica.

Mydaea's picture

The shape of the side stripe

The shape of the side stripe on the thorax and the gastral pattern make it germanica without the face.

DavidNotton's picture

why not ...

... post your identification?

Mydaea's picture

http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/

http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/316692 explains all, I think.