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Western Yellow Jacket (Genus: Vespula Species: pennsylvanica)

Habitat: Live in meadows, usually in fallen stumps near the ground. Can be found throughout North America.

Feeding: Adult yellow jackets feed on nectar and larvae feed on insects that were first chewed by adult yellow jackets.

Relevance to humans: if you threaten their nest they are very aggressive and will sting you multiple times

Picture: yellow_jacket.jpeg (This picture is of a worker yellow jacket feeding.)