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Blackjacket - Vespula consobrina - male

Blackjacket - Vespula consobrina - Male
Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
August 28, 2004

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Please see comments under photo #19160

Anthony W. Thomas

 
Now I can see the differences
Now I can see the differences that you pointed out, and I have another picture I looked at from far western Massachusetts, and it's markings are right on with your other Blackjackets. I don't know enough to know if the markings are just variation, or a closely related species. It would be interesting to get another expert opinion. Thanks Tony.

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