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Photo#9237
long yellowjacket 2 - Vespula vidua - male

long yellowjacket 2 - Vespula vidua - Male
Ailsa Craig, Ontario, Canada
September 21, 2004
Same individual as previous post whose photo date I forgot to include.

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Male yellow jacket
Vespula sp., maybe V. vidua. Yellow jackets are boreal-temperate, so actually there are more possibilities up north than there are down south:-) We know it is a male by the long body, long antennae, late date.

 
Vespula
Thanks, Eric. I hadn't (and haven't) seen a dorsal photo of V. vidua but a few minutes ago came upon drawings half-way down this page and vidua looks like a good candidate.

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