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Abstract

First record of Vespula vulgaris (Linnaeus 1758) (Hymenoptera: Vespidae); on Navarino Island, Chile.

Abstract

The common wasp Vespula vulgaris (Linnaeus 1758) is an introduced species in the Southern Hemisphere that has been reported in Australia, New Zealand, Tasmania, Argentina and South-central Chile. This report documents the presence of V. vulgaris on Navarino Island, Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve, Southern Chile.