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Dolichovespula arenaria Common aerial Yellowjacket - Dolichovespula arenaria

Dolichovespula arenaria Common aerial Yellowjacket - Dolichovespula arenaria
Lovells, Crawford County, Michigan, USA
July 3, 2016
Size: 10-12 mm
Killed large colony of yellowjackets in an old camper shell. Upon examination of specimens discovered that there were two species of Dolichovespula (D. arenaria and D. artica) living together. Identified using images and keys from BugGuide. Would appreciate confirmation of id.

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Dolichovespula arenaria Common aerial Yellowjacket - Dolichovespula arenaria Common Aerial Yellowjacket - Dolichovespula arenaria Common Aerial Yellowjacket - Dolichovespula arenaria