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Social wasps - Vespids

Group Description

There are 9 species of social wasp in the UK.


name latinname species sightings media image
Common Wasp Vespula vulgaris 1 2 14 image for Common Wasp
European Hornet Vespa crabro 1 1 5 image for European Hornet
German Wasp Vespula germanica 1 3 7 image for German Wasp
Median Wasp Dolichovespula media 1 1 3 image for Median Wasp