Common Name: Arctic Yellowjacket, Arctic Hornet, Norwegian Wasp or Norwegian Yellowjacket.
Latin Name: Dolichovespula norwegica (Fabricius, 1781)
(R. Longair, det.)
Length: 10 - 15 mm
Habitat: Forested areas
Time of year seen: Spring to Fall
Diet: Insects and nectar
Other: A poorly known northern species that nests underground and occasionally in low shrubbery or trees. It is found across Canada.