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Eastern Yellowjacket - Vespula maculifrons - female

Eastern Yellowjacket - Vespula maculifrons - Female
Bear, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
September 16, 2007
Size: ~ 15 mm
Checking out a hummingbird feeder.

Vespula maculifrons - worker
Pilosity of abdomen is too short for V. vulgaris. Wholly yellow ocular sinuses and anchor-shaped pattern of 1rst urotergite are typical for V. maculifrons too.

Vespula maculifrons
Thank you for all this great information.

looks like maculifrons to me too.

Thanks for confirming.

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