Wild Florida Photo - Family: Vespidae - Yellowjackets, Hornets and some Wasps



Yellowjackets, Hornets and some Wasps

Dielis plumipes
Scarab hunter wasp
female on Bidens alba flower

Members of the Vespidae family at Wild Florida Photo:
Dolichovespula - social wasps of the subfamily Vespinae

1 species of Dolichovespula at Wild Florida Photo

Dolichovespula maculata
Baldfaced hornet
hornet nest hanging from tree

Euodynerus - mason wasp

1 species of Euodynerus at Wild Florida Photo

Eumeninae boscii
Mason wasp
close-up side view

Mischocyttarus - paper wasps of the subfamily Polistinae

1 species of Mischocyttarus at Wild Florida Photo

Mischocyttarus mexicanus
Paper wasp
wasps tending nest on saw palmetto frond

Polistes - umbrella paper wasps

2 species of Polistes at Wild Florida Photo

Polistes dorsalis
Lesser paper wasp
dorsal view

Click on the genus name to see the species of that genus at Wild Florida Photo

Vespidae is a member of the Order Hymenoptera - ants, bees, wasps and sawflies