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  1. common wasp, Vespula vulgarisnoun

    a variety of vespid wasp


  1. common wasp

    Vespula vulgaris, known as the Common wasp, is a species found in regions that include the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, India, China, New Zealand and Australia. It is sometimes known in English as the European wasp, but the same name is used for the species Vespula germanica or German wasp. In 2010, the ostensible Vespula vulgaris wasps in North America were found to be a different species, Vespula alascensis.


  1. common wasp

    A common wasp is a type of flying insect known for their characteristic black and yellow body, two pairs of wings, and a sting on their abdomen. Generally, they belong to the genus Vespula or Dolichovespula within the Vespidae family. They are often found in temperate regions and are noted for their role in the ecosystem as pest controllers but can also pose a threat to humans due to their potentially harmful sting. Common wasp species include yellow jackets and hornets. They create paper-like nests from chewed wood pulp, which can be located in the ground, under eaves, or within wall cavities.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of common wasp in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of common wasp in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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