Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods) ➔ Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods) ➔ Class Insecta (Insects) ➔ Order Hymenoptera (Sawflies, wasps, ants, bees) ➔ Family Vespidae (Social wasps and some solitary wasps)

Vespula germanica (Fabricius, 1793)

Deutsche Wespe German Wasp

Synonyms:

Vespa macularis Olivier, 1792 |

  • Vespula germanica, queen  2646
    Vespula germanica (Fabricius, 1793)  Deutsche Wespe  German Wasp 
    Vespula germanica, queen
    DE, Chemnitz, Markersdorf; 2006-12-16 10:42:22
    Image number: 2646
    queen
    DE, Chemnitz, Markersdorf
    2006-12-16 10:42:22

  • Vespula germanica, queen  2645
    Vespula germanica (Fabricius, 1793)  Deutsche Wespe  German Wasp 
    Vespula germanica, queen
    DE, Chemnitz, Markersdorf; 2006-12-16 11:07:01
    Image number: 2645
    queen
    DE, Chemnitz, Markersdorf
    2006-12-16 11:07:01

  • Vespula germanica, queen  2644
    Vespula germanica (Fabricius, 1793)  Deutsche Wespe  German Wasp 
    Vespula germanica, queen
    DE, Chemnitz, Markersdorf; 2006-12-16 11:07:53
    Image number: 2644
    queen
    DE, Chemnitz, Markersdorf
    2006-12-16 11:07:53

  • Vespula germanica, queen  2647
    Vespula germanica (Fabricius, 1793)  Deutsche Wespe  German Wasp 
    Vespula germanica, queen
    DE, Chemnitz, Markersdorf; 2006-12-16 11:06:29
    Image number: 2647
    queen
    DE, Chemnitz, Markersdorf
    2006-12-16 11:06:29

  • Vespula germanica, queen  2648
    Vespula germanica (Fabricius, 1793)  Deutsche Wespe  German Wasp 
    Vespula germanica, queen
    DE, Chemnitz, Markersdorf; 2006-12-16 11:09:19
    Image number: 2648
    queen
    DE, Chemnitz, Markersdorf
    2006-12-16 11:09:19

  • Vespula germanica, at the nest entrance  2105
    Vespula germanica (Fabricius, 1793)  Deutsche Wespe  German Wasp 
    Vespula germanica, at the nest entrance
    ES, Mallorca, S'Albufera; 2009-09-17 14:56:20
    Image number: 2105
    at the nest entrance
    ES, Mallorca, S'Albufera
    2009-09-17 14:56:20

  • Vespula germanica, at the nest entrance  2129
    Vespula germanica (Fabricius, 1793)  Deutsche Wespe  German Wasp 
    Vespula germanica, at the nest entrance
    BG, Naturpark Zlatni Piassatzi; 2008-08-30 11:13:14
    Image number: 2129
    at the nest entrance
    BG, Naturpark Zlatni Piassatzi
    2008-08-30 11:13:14

  • Vespula germanica, at the nest entrance  2264
    Vespula germanica (Fabricius, 1793)  Deutsche Wespe  German Wasp 
    Vespula germanica, at the nest entrance; det. alan
    DE, Chemnitz; 2004-10-10 12:04:01
    Image number: 2264
    at the nest entrance
    DE, Chemnitz
    2004-10-10 12:04:01
    det. alan
  • Vespula germanica, male  2394
    Vespula germanica (Fabricius, 1793)  Deutsche Wespe  German Wasp 
    Vespula germanica, male; det. alan
    DE, Chemnitz; 2004-10-10 12:03:39
    Image number: 2394
    male
    DE, Chemnitz
    2004-10-10 12:03:39
    det. alan
  • Vespula germanica, male  2395
    Vespula germanica (Fabricius, 1793)  Deutsche Wespe  German Wasp 
    Vespula germanica, male; det. alan
    DE, Chemnitz; 2004-10-10 12:05:37
    Image number: 2395
    male
    DE, Chemnitz
    2004-10-10 12:05:37
    det. alan

Classification:
Vespula germanica belongs to the subfamily Vespinae.

References, further reading, links:
  1. Gusenleitner J. (2016). ZOBODAT: Zoological-Botanical Database (Vespoidea) (version 4.0, Oct 2011). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2016 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Flann C., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/annual-checklist/2016. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-884X.