Prairie Yellowjacket
Vespula atropilosa


prairie
              yellowjacket
According to Bugguide.net, this is a male Prairie Yellowjacket. Carol Davis, 8-29-2011

Vespula
              atropilosa
This bright handsome wasp was seeking nectar at Red Butte Gardens
in Salt Lake City.  Since yellowjackets scare the bejeebers out of me,
I didn't stick around long to take more photos.
Carol Davis, 8-29-2011

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