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Genus Dolichovespula

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies
No Taxon Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps
Superfamily Vespoidea - Yellowjackets and Hornets, Paper Wasps; Potter, Mason and Pollen Wasps and allies
Family Vespidae - Yellowjackets and Hornets, Paper Wasps; Potter, Mason and Pollen Wasps
Subfamily Vespinae - Hornets and Yellowjackets
Genus Dolichovespula

Species albida - Arctic Yellowjacket
Species alpicola - Rocky Mountain Aerial Yellowjacket
Species arctica - Parasitic Yellowjacket
Species arenaria - Common Aerial Yellowjacket
Species maculata - Bald-faced Hornet
Species norvegicoides - Northern Aerial Yellowjacket
No Taxon unidentified nests