Vespula [Paravespula] vulgaris (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Vespidae)


Worker

Queen Searching for a Nest Cavity

Form pseudogermanica

Nest Entrance

Length: Queen 16-19mm, Worker 11-14mm, Male 13-17mm; Proboscis Length: 2-2.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? March - October
(Earliest: 28.4)
(Winter)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)

Diptera

Other Insecta

Araneae
Food:
(Adult)

Angelica sylvestris Nectar

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar

Chamerion angustifolium Nectar

Salix cinerea Nectar

Rosaceae
Nest:
Underground

Atlas Hymenoptera: Vespula vulgaris
BWARS: Vespula vulgaris
Nature Spot: Common Wasp - Vespula vulgaris
Insektenbox: Gemeine Wespe


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