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What species of wasp is this? Is it a queen?

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#1 Offline SYUTEO - Posted July 6 2021 - 7:41 PM


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The head and gaster are actually much more brightly colored, you can see it more clearly in the last two pictures. (I've actually saw the stinger so it's definitely not a drone) It's about 2cm long.


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Edited by SYUTEO, July 6 2021 - 8:18 PM.

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My current list:

Camponotus parius x1, Pheidole parva x1, Camponotus irritans x1, Meranoplus bicolor x2, Lepisiota rothneyi x1, Odontoponera denticulata x1,  Anochetus sp x1, Monomorium monomorium x1, Tetramorium cf lanuginosum x1, Strumigenys sp x1, Odontomachus simillimus x1, Iridomyrmex anceps x1, Crematogaster sp x1, Euponera sharpi x1


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#2 Offline Manitobant - Posted July 7 2021 - 4:48 AM


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Its a vespa sp (true hornet) worker.
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#3 Offline ANTdrew - Posted July 7 2021 - 9:36 AM


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Bet you’d never forget that sting.
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