Showing 7 types of WASPS
Latin Name: Dolichovespula maculata
This is a native species that is found throughout North America from southern Canada to Mexico and in all states of the U.S. It may be most common in the Southeast U.S.
Latin Name: Vespula alascensis
This is a native species in North America and can be found throughout all of the U.S. and southern
Latin Name: Vespa crabro
This wasp is native to Europe but found its way into North America by 1840 and now can be found throughout the eastern half of the United States and into southeastern Canada.
Latin Name: Polistes dominula
This species is native to Europe but was introduced into the U.S. as early as 1968 in New Jersey. In the 1980’s and 1990’s it spread throughout the rest of the U.S. and now is found in Canada, Australia, and throughout Latin America.
Latin Name: Vespula germanica
This species is native to Europe and is the common species in the eastern U.S. and Canada.
Latin Name: Polistes sp.
Many species of these wasps are native insects in North America.
Latin Name: Vespula pennsylvanica
This is a native species in North America and can be found throughout the western U.S. and Canada.