Vespula maculifrons

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title = {The Vespinae of North America (Vespidae, Hymenoptera)},
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pages = {37--65},
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Taxonavigation

Ordo: Hymenoptera
Familia: Vespidae
Genus: Vespula

Name

Vespula maculifrons (du Buysson)Wikispecies linkPensoft Profile

Distribution

This species is the most common Vespula occurring east of the 100th meridian.

Biology

It builds subterranean nests in a wide variety of situations, even in abandoned vehicles. These yellow jackets prey on live insects and are also scavengers of sources of protein and sugar.

Taxon Treatment

Other References

  1. Harris T (1853) Insects. Vespidae. In: Hitchcock E (Ed) Report on the geology, mineralogy, botany, and zoology of Massachusetts. JS and C Adams, Amherst, 856 pp.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Saussure H (1857) Bemerkungen über die Gattung Vespa, besonders über die amerikanischen Arten. Stettiner Entomologische Zeitung 18: 114-117.
  3. Sladen F (1918) The genus Vespa in Canada. Ottawa Naturalist 32: 71-72.

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