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Genus Vespula - Ground Yellowjackets

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
Family Vespidae
Subfamily Vespinae - Hornets and Yellowjackets
Genus Vespula - Ground Yellowjackets

Species acadica - Forest Yellowjacket
Species alascensis - American Yellowjacket
Species atropilosa - Prairie Yellowjacket
Species consobrina - Blackjacket
Species flavopilosa - Downy Yellowjacket
Species germanica - German Yellowjacket
Species infernalis - American Cuckoo Yellowjacket
Species intermedia - American Red-banded Yellowjacket
Species maculifrons - Eastern Yellowjacket
Species pensylvanica - Western Yellowjacket
Species squamosa - Southern Yellowjacket
Species sulphurea - California Yellowjacket
Species vidua - Widow Yellowjacket
No Taxon unidentified nests