University of Maryland Extension

Bug of the Week

Summer stingers – Eastern yellowjackets, Vespula maculifrons

Yellowjacket
Recently, while mowing my lawn, I was jumped by a wicked band of furious yellowjackets that swarmed from their subterranean redoubt and delivered a couple of memorable stings to my ankle. As I danced away from the swirling storm, they sought retribution on my unfortunate lawnmower. Yellowjackets...
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