Insects and Spiders - native

unknown on May 16, 2024

Submitter has sample

Description of specimen

Over an inch in size, very large bees. Multiple in yellow jacket trap. Look similar to an Asian hornet.
Black chest, yellow body with thin black stripes.
Located in my back yard.


Thanks for the report. Hard to tell from the photo. Sounds like a species of yellow jacket. Here is more info about Oregon wasps and yellow jackets.

Wyatt Williams
May 19, 2024, 10:36 p.m.