Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Family Vespidae - Yellowjackets and Hornets, Paper Wasps; Potter, Mason and Pollen Wasps


The information below is based on images submitted and identified by contributors. Range and date information may be incomplete, overinclusive, or just plain wrong.

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Range map for Yellowjackets and Hornets, Paper Wasps; Potter, Mason and Pollen Wasps

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JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Alabama7529163248443430452514
Alaska  221012352773  
Alberta    23271928121  
Arizona21196870931211901051371158431
Arkansas3861219272425315011 
British Columbia61101033444866472953
California21331341742723113182652241034922
Colorado  6213813913211575242 
Connecticut  1 1 614227  
Delaware  3784132335133 
District of Columbia    113 4   
Florida7671129129123150157206131148130111
Georgia583832423581884658273
Idaho 1121921232513112 
Illinois1 49394784197161295 
Indiana1  169242327433254
Iowa2 41216424148742051
Kansas  231191744373523
Kentucky  71124151620342512
Louisiana942429191454254043583
Maine  57222066124412622
Manitoba     16583  
Maryland24195181123153155320163336
Massachusetts 1916509012115914580121
Michigan  1312278912037156 
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Minnesota  1 1739808543243 
Mississippi  328281211131
Missouri3  211374130853725
Montana2 41471921262114  
Nebraska   2 13573186503 
Nevada1 316263481061121
New Brunswick   551427653031  
New Hampshire  416192147813623  
New Jersey 410131938631001058614 
New Mexico 2121118203327131866
New York2372740801752141858815 
Newfoundland/Labrador     23653  
North Carolina3 1834386777899346173
North Dakota    11104171182 
Northwest Territories   1  51    
Nova Scotia  1 22610741 
Nunavut            
Ohio  3732568378107335 
Oklahoma1112937614233724958272
Ontario137226199128216112506 
Oregon48831295471517559106
Pennsylvania141656149123198290292114277
Prince Edward Island      4     
Quebec   212825633020  
Rhode Island   92112161411 
Saskatchewan    12010171832 
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
South Carolina831112193323264519185
South Dakota   3620173510121 
Tennessee1 218191525613622119
Texas36298315317321720317420826819262
Utah 36713363354521442
Vermont 1 25826283111  
Virginia4 15203563921138781182
Washington32192771711041138834185
West Virginia   581217182318  
Wisconsin3 212276673118954213
Wyoming  142371193  
Yukon Territory    23133