Vespula vulgaris


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Vespula vulgaris

(vĕs′pūl-ă vūl-gār′ĭs) [NL., common (little) wasp]
The scientific name for the yellow jacket. The yellow jacket is a black-and-yellow-striped stinging wasp whose venom, abbreviated Ves v by the World Health Organization, may cause anaphylaxis in susceptible individuals.
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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.
Determining the origin of invasions and demonstrating a lack of enemy release from microsporidian pathogens in common wasps (Vespula vulgaris).
Vespula vulgaris adult infected with Hirsutella sp.