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Tag: Vespula squamosa

Q:   What is the difference between a hornet and a yellow jacket? 

hornet vs yellow jacket

A:   Florida has two yellowjackets: eastern yellowjacket, Vespula maculifrons and the southern yellowjacket, Vespula squamosa. One species of hornet is also present: the baldfaced hornet, Dolichovespula maculata. The baldfaced hornet is actually a yellowjacket. It… Read More