Alaska Yellowjacket

Vespula alascensis
Vespula alascensis
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Vespula alascensis, also referred to as common yellowjacket, is a species of yellowjacket that inhabits North America. Although it was named in 1870, it was, until 2010, treated as a taxonomic synonym of a related species, Vespula vulgaris, but is now recognized as a distinct taxon. Generally it nests in the ground.

Alaska Yellowjacket

Vespula alascensis

Is Alaska Yellowjacket harmful?

There is no data about harmful of this species. Don't forget to be careful.

Sientific classification

kingdom: Animalia
phylum: Arthropoda
class: Insecta
order: Hymenoptera
family: Vespidae
genus: Vespula


- Species Vespula alascensis