Southern Yellowjacket Vespula squamosa (Drury, 1770)  
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Hymenoptera   >   Family Vespidae   >   Genus Vespula   

Description:

The two yellow stripes on the upper thorax (scutum) are diagnostic in the southeastern U.S.

There are 13 records in the project database.

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A Southern Yellowjacket in Prince George's Co., Maryland (11/2/2018). Determined by Kan Wolgemuth/BugGuide. Photo by Jesse Christopherson. (MBP list)

A Southern Yellowjacket in Prince George's Co., Maryland (11/2/2018). Determined by Ken Wolgemuth/BugGuide. Photo by Jesse Christopherson. (MBP list)

A queen Southern Yellowjacket in Dorchester Co., Maryland (5/9/2015). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Southern Yellowjacket in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/29/2018). Determined by Ken Woglemuth/BugGuide. Photo by Bonnie Bell. (MBP list)

A queen Southern Yellowjacket in Dorchester Co., Maryland (5/9/2015). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Southern Yellowjacket in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/10/2017). Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)

A Southeastern Yellowjacket collected by Tim McMahon in Talbot Co., Maryland (9/30/2013). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A Southeastern Yellowjacket collected by Tim McMahon in Talbot Co., Maryland (9/30/2013). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A Southeastern Yellowjacket collected by Tim McMahon in Talbot Co., Maryland (9/30/2013). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

Southern Yellowjacket in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/11/2014). Photo by John Dennehy. (MBP list)

A worker Southern Yellowjacket in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/5/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Southern Yellowjacket in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/5/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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