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Wasps : Yellow Jacket

Approximate size

Yellowjacket adult workers are 3/8-5/8 in (10-16 mm) long, depending on species; queens are 25% longer.


Abdomen usually has yellow and black bands, but some species are white and black. Wings are folded lengthwise when the yellow jacket is at rest.

Common places to find bug

May notice nests in cracks or openings to your home. Nests are also often found in trees. May find a new colony swarming around an old nest.


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