vespid wasp

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Noun1.vespid wasp - mostly social nest-building waspsvespid wasp - mostly social nest-building wasps  
wasp - social or solitary hymenopterans typically having a slender body with the abdomen attached by a narrow stalk and having a formidable sting
family Vespidae, Vespidae - an arthropod family of the order Hymenoptera including: yellow jackets; hornets; mason wasps
paper wasp - any of several social wasps that construct nests of a substance like paper
hornet - large stinging paper wasp
common wasp, Vespula vulgaris - a variety of vespid wasp
mason wasp - any of various solitary wasps that construct nests of hardened mud for their young
potter wasp - any of various solitary wasps that construct vase-shaped cells of mud for their eggs
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They studied the attractiveness of vespid wasp to volatile materials produced from green-lipped mussel and compared with different kinds of meat.
Here I report that a vespid wasp (the common yellow jacket Vespula vulgaris L.
New record for the fauna of Vespid wasps of Iran, Proceedings of 17th Iranian Plant Protection Congress, pp.