Face of a Southern Yellowjacket Queen (Vespula squamosa) photo by Thomas Shahan

Face of a Southern Yellowjacket Queen (Vespula squamosa) © Photo by Thomas Shahan

  • Taken in Norman, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States on December 31, 2009.
  • This morning I set out to look for jumping spiders as I often do, and decided to flip over a wooden platform were I know a Phidippus audax lives ( Click here to watch a video of this spider eating a harvestman ) and was surprised to find this female yellowjacket hanging out in the shade beneath the platform...

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