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

Family Vespidae


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 Vespidae

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JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Alabama7538164252885041552518
Alaska  221413353173  
Alberta    23301931151  
Arizona251974981141292381251601579731
Arkansas3861324272429346711 
British Columbia61101133504974483153
California22351352132913383322822401276225
Colorado  6244215014412581293 
Connecticut  1 5 13382371 
Delaware  3784132435133 
District of Columbia    113 4   
Florida8179155144153153163221138156134121
Georgia5839414548109904962273
Idaho22122123243714112 
Illinois1 4155554100222169337 
Indiana1  169242834473454
Iowa2 41218546263852951
Kansas  5324102844403933
Kentucky  71227161626343212
Louisiana11747622014574356586111
Maine  57222266124453122
Manitoba     285164  
Maryland28205990130163174356180336
Massachusetts 19165310613319515785131
Michigan  5425309413841177 
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Minnesota  1 2254969245243 
Mississippi  328281211132
Missouri3  212384430874225
Montana2 51572825302324  
Nebraska   2119633399623 
Nevada1 316263281061221
New Brunswick   5522277030311 
New Hampshire  4161921488438233 
New Jersey 411132039641011069118 
New Mexico 21224232959532129116
New York23928459219724219390151
Newfoundland/Labrador     23653  
North Carolina3 284947688610711556273
North Dakota    11104171182 
Northwest Territories   1  51    
Nova Scotia  1 22610841 
Nunavut            
Ohio1 3733568482130336 
Oklahoma1113239644234766066272
Ontario1372361103143224117506 
Oregon4883327668290106100158
Pennsylvania161658158123203295309117277
Prince Edward Island      4     
Quebec   212926733220  
Rhode Island   92122161411 
Saskatchewan    13413292432 
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
South Carolina831112193323274519175
South Dakota   3620183511121 
Tennessee1 324201533666029209
Texas37369417118323422218923027820269
Utah 361913453663521772
Vermont 1 251126283111  
Virginia44172140719913110688272
Washington32243475751091199035185
West Virginia   5101217182322  
Wisconsin353152976901561176013
Wyoming  142371493  
Yukon Territory    23133