genus Vespula


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Noun1.genus Vespula - sometimes considered a subgenus of Vespa: social waspsgenus Vespula - sometimes considered a subgenus of Vespa: social wasps
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Vespidae, Vespidae - an arthropod family of the order Hymenoptera including: yellow jackets; hornets; mason wasps
common wasp, Vespula vulgaris - a variety of vespid wasp
Vespula maculifrons, yellow hornet, yellow jacket - small yellow-marked social wasp commonly nesting in the ground
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The genus Vespula (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) includes wasp species that have painful stings that cause irritating nuisances with impacts on human health and on a range of outdoor activities.