Common Name Archive: Median Wasp

Median Wasp

Median wasp (Dolichovespula media)on thistle flower, 04 August 2008) Larger, but less agressive than the familiar Common Wasp (below) this wasp is a relatively recent immigrant species from Europe having been first seen in Britain in the 1980s. Other characteristics are greater amounts of black in the abdominal markings and distinctive features on the thorax …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/median-wasp/

Median Wasp

Median wasp (Dolichovespula media)(29 July 2008) Larger, but less agressive than the familiar Common Wasp (below) this wasp is a relatively recent immigrant species from Europe having been first seen in Britain in the 1980s. Other characteristics are greater amounts of black in the abdominal markings and distinctive features on the thorax and face (the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/median-wasp-2/