Beware my sting.


Yellowjacket or Yellow jacket

  • North American predatory social wasps
  • Members of these genera are known simply as “wasps” in other English-speaking countries
  • Most of these are black and yellow like the eastern yellowjacket
  • They can be identified by their distinctive markings, their occurrence only in colonies, and a characteristic, rapid, side-to-side flight pattern prior to landing
  • All females are capable of stinging
  • Yellowjackets are important predators of pest insects

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