vespid wasp

Definitions of vespid wasp
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n mostly social nest-building wasps

Synonyms:
vespid
Types:
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paper wasp
any of several social wasps that construct nests of a substance like paper
hornet
large stinging paper wasp
Vespula vulgaris, common wasp
a variety of vespid wasp
mason wasp
any of various solitary wasps that construct nests of hardened mud for their young
potter wasp
any of various solitary wasps that construct vase-shaped cells of mud for their eggs
Vespa crabro, giant hornet
European hornet introduced into the United States
Vespula maculata, bald-faced hornet, white-faced hornet
North American hornet
Vespula maculifrons, yellow hornet, yellow jacket
small yellow-marked social wasp commonly nesting in the ground
Polistes annularis
a variety of paper wasp
Type of:
wasp
social or solitary hymenopterans typically having a slender body with the abdomen attached by a narrow stalk and having a formidable sting

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