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Yellowjacket Nest

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This month Leonard and I were walking at Little Lavas near Modoc National Forest Road 56 (Modoc County CA) when we came across a underground nest dug up by some animal. The papery combs were scattered around the underground hive … Continue reading

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Common Aerial Yellowjacket

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While walking along the Little Truckee River (CA) I noticed a large common aerial yellowjacket (Dolichovespula arenaria)┬ánest built near the ground in some shrubs. Yellowjackets are the common name given to wasps in the Vespa and Dolichovespula genera. These predatory … Continue reading

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