Phylum Arthropoda / Subphylum Hexapoda / Class Insecta / Subclass Pterygota / Order Hymenoptera / Family Vespidae / Subfamily Vespinae / Genus Vespula / Species Vespula pensylvanica.
Western yellowjacket preserved specimen. This is the most commonly encountered species of Vespula and is sometimes called the "meat bee." The only species which has a complete yellow eye ring around both eyes.
Forensics Lab Supply Number 9830910
Nests are mostly subterranean frequently in old rodent tunnels. Yellow jackets are pollinators. They feed on soft-bodied insects such as caterpillars and flies.
Author: Saussure (1857)
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HTS = 0511.91.00