common wasp

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Synonyms for common wasp

a variety of vespid wasp

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Distribution of the german wasp (Vespula germanica) and the common wasp (Vespula vulgaris) (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) in natural habitats in Central Spain as shown by carrion-baited traps.
A lead bullet and a common wasp were chosen as specimens because these are representative of difficult cases for radiography by traditional methods with either x rays or neutrons.
Nest-based information transfer and foraging activation in the common wasp (Vespula vulgaris).
This year experts at the National Trust used traps and anecdotal evidence to build up a picture of the UK common wasp population and discovered some worrying trends.
Jim was still observing common wasp and buff tailed bumblebee feeding on the flowers of mahonia in Prescot.
25 inches long - twice as big as Britain's native common wasp.
Herre thinks the different species of wasps and nematodes evolved from common wasp and nematode ancestors; the fossil record and genetic similarities bear this out.
When I first started, I only knew about the common wasp and, like most people, thought that all wasps are black and yellow.
Most people's response to such a discovery is to call the council pest control department quicker than a common wasp homes in on an unguarded lager.
Accompanying previous Western Mail articles we have seen misidentified photographs of, among others, a bee fly masquerading as a bee and an ichneumon fly pretending to be a common wasp.
SIR - Whatever the thing is pictured in your article on July 29, "Grandad killed by wasps after accidentally disturbing nest", I don't think it's a common wasp.
It is bigger and more ferocious than the common wasp, much more aggressive.